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Fallacy: Quiz


Question 1: ________), but the deductive argument is still invalid because the conclusion does not follow from the premises in the manner described.
Ad hominemArgument from authorityPropagandaFalse dilemma

Question 2: In fact it is semantically equivalent to the following ________:
Logical connectiveExistential quantificationUniversal quantificationFirst-order logic

Question 3: ________: demonstrates a conclusion by means of premises that assume that conclusion.
Begging the questionPropositional calculusFallacyAmbiguity

Question 4: A different approach to understanding and classifying fallacies is provided by ________; see for instance the van Eemeren, Grootendorst reference below.
ReasoningArgumentation theoryInferenceLogic

Question 5: ________: believing that happenstance implies causal relation (aka fallacy of causation versus correlation: assumes that correlation implies causation).
Begging the questionAmbiguityCorrelation does not imply causationPost hoc ergo propter hoc

Question 6: ________, On Sophistical Refutations, De Sophistici Elenchi.
AristotleEmpiricismBertrand RussellPlato

Question 7: ________, March 1997 ISBN 0-345-40946-9, 480 pgs.
Random HouseDell PublishingDel Rey BooksBallantine Books

Question 8: ________, Summa of Logic (ca.
Thomas AquinasDuns ScotusAnselm of CanterburyWilliam of Ockham

Question 9: In logic and rhetoric, a fallacy is a misconception resulting from incorrect reasoning in ________.
Inductive reasoningAristotleInformal logicArgument

Question 10: ________ or loaded question: groups more than one question in the form of a single question
Begging the questionCompound questionAmbiguityLoaded question


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