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Question 1

If I don’t do it, someone else will.

a. Circular Reasoning
b. Dope Pushers Defense
c. Fallacy of False Analogy





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Question 2

If you’re not with us, then you’re against us.

a. Fallacy of False Continuum
b. Fallacy of Single Cause
c. Fallacy of the Excluded Middle





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Question 3

Whereby a possible explanation is taken as though it is the only explanation; usually because it is of benefit to whoever chooses to believe it.

a. Hindsight Fallacy
b. Rationalisation
c. The Fallacy of False Balance





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Question 4

Birds can fly. Penguins are birds. So penguins can fly.

a. Fallacy of Accident
b. Fallacy of False Analogy
c. Fallacy of Equivocation





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Question 5

The use a word or phrase to mean one thing in an earlier part of an argument, and then later in the argument use it to mean something different.

a. Hindsight Fallacy
b. Fallacy of False Analogy
c. Fallacy of Equivocation





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Question 6

The assumption that the middle position between two extremes must be right.

a. The Fallacy of False Balance
b. Fallacy of the Middle Ground
c. Fallacy of False Precision





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Question 7

The assumption that because we find a fallacy in an argument that the conclusion is therefore false.

a. Fallacy of Assuming the Antecedent
b. Fallacy of False Precision
c. Fallacist’s Fallacy





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Question 8

The idea that because there is no definitive demarcation line between two extremes, that the distinction between the extremes is not real or meaningful.

a. Fallacy of False Continuum
b. Fallacy of the Excluded Middle
c. Fallacy of False Precision





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Question 9

He is a well-known cheat and liar. Therefore what he says is not true.

a. Argument To The Man
b. Fallacy of Assuming the Antecedent
c. Appeal to Ignorance





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Question 10

The implicit assumption that all members of a group exhibit the same characteristics as a few prominent members.

a. A Fallacy of Appeal to the People
b. Hasty Generalization
c. Spotlight fallacy.





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