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Argument Quizzes & Trivia

When we hear the word “argument” we often think of fighting and disagreement, but in logic and rhetoric it simply means an attempt to persuade someone. An inductive argument clearly claims that the evidence leads to the desired conclusion. Did you know that a deductive argument leaves the listener to arrive at the conclusion on their own?
 
Did you know that you can make an argument by analogy? Do you know what a defensible argument is? Logic and persuasion can be a fun topic! Do you know enough to get all of the answers right? If you think that you’re an expert, take one of our quizzes and see if you can persuade your friends into believing that you’re a pro!
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Read each statement, and then select A. if the statement is An Argument or B. if the statement is Not An Argument. An Argument is defined as a controversial statement, frequently called a claim, supported by evidence and a...

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    People should ride bicycles more, because air pollution is really a problem in the city.

Here's a short quiz on the concepts discussed in this tutorial.

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    In logic, the term “argument” always implies some kind of emotional confrontation. 

Quiz yourself on the terms and concepts you learned in this section!

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    An argument can be invalid but still qualify as a good argument.



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    For too long, school cafeterias, in an effort to provide food they thought would be appetizing to young people, mimicked fast-food restaurants, serving items such as burgers and fries, pizza, hot dogs, and fried chicken. School districts nationwide are now addressing this trend by incorporating some simple and inexpensive options that will make cafeteria lunches healthier while still appealing to students. This paragraph best supports the statement that

Argument is part of the English curriculum where we try to understand how to go about an argument. This comes in handy to professions such as law. This in particular tests your knowledge on the parts of an argument.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 378   |  Last updated: Jan 31, 2018
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    Which is the conclusion in the following argument:Death penalty should be illegal. Murder is always wrong
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