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Question 1
I was not able to take a shower this morning. Therefore, I will not pass this exam. This fallacy is called weak analogy.
Choose one answer.

            

a. TRUE Incorrect
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. False Cause Correct
  d. FALSE. Argumentum ad verecundiam Incorrect
Question 2
My classmate who is failing in this subject said that the answer to the previous question in this test is argumentum ad misericordiam. It must be the case then that the fallacy involved in that question is indeed an argumentum ad misericordiam. This is a tu quoque fallacy.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Incorrect
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Red Herring Incorrect
d. FALSE. Argumentum ad verecundiam Correct
Question 3

Either I will not pass this test or I will cheat. I will not pass this test. Therefore, I will cheat. This fallacy involves argumentum ad miserecordiam.
Choose one answer 
a. TRUE Incorrect
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. False Dichotomy Correct
d. FALSE. False Cause Incorrect
Question 4

The teacher should not give in to the request of students to be considerate to their answers in this exam. Once, he gives in, they will ask for additional points, then to pass them altogether. Soon, they will no longer be studying in this subject and will just expect to get a passing grade when course card distribution comes.. This argument involves a fallacy called slippery slope.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Red Herring Incorrect
d. FALSE. Straw Man Incorrect
Question 5

Everyone is engaging in pre-marital sex nowadays, so I don’t see any reason why I shouldn’t engage in it myself. This fallacy is called argumentum ad populum.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Ignoratio Elenchi Incorrect
d. FALSE. Argumentum ad baculum Incorrect
Question 6

The teacher said that we should take our time in answering the questions to this exam. Therefore, I should take a break while this test is going on. This fallacy is called petitio principii.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Incorrect
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Amphiboly Correct
d. FALSE. Equivocation Incorrect
Question 7

My closest friends in this school are Ike, Mike and Hazel. They are all part of the Dean’s List. Therefore, I am probably the least intelligent in this school. This is an argument involving hasty generalization.
Choose one answer. 
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Slippery Slope Incorrect
d. FALSE. False Cause Incorrect

Question 8

Most of my classmates are cheating in the exam. Therefore, there is nothing wrong if I cheat too. This fallacy is called an argumentum ad misericordiam.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Incorrect
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Argumentum ad populum Correct
d. FALSE. Argumentum ad baculum Incorrect
Question 9

I caught you cheating in the exam earlier. Have you always cheated in exams? This fallacy is called complex question.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Petitio Principii Incorrect
d. FALSE. Equivocation Incorrect

Question 10

I like chocolates. Therefore, I like all their ingredients individually. This fallacy involves equivocation.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Incorrect
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Division Correct
d. FALSE. Composition Incorrect
Question 11
The individual members of the different DLS-CSB varsity teams are excellent. Therefore, they all make an excellent team. This is a fallacy involving composition.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Division Incorrect
d. FALSE. Suppressed Evidence Incorrect
Question 12

People say that you are gay. Well, we haven’t seen you on a date and we are not aware whether or not you have a girlfriend. Therefore, you must be gay. This fallacy is called argumentum ad ignorantiam.
Choose one answer. 
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Argumentum ad verecundiam Incorrect
d. FALSE. Argumentum ad baculum Incorrect

Question 13

Students who are smart are also hardworking because every student who is hardworking is smart. The fallacy involved in this passage is called amphiboly.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Incorrect
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Petitio Principii Correct
d. FALSE. Equivocation Incorrect
Question 14

I find this exam difficult because I was not able to study very well. Therefore, the teacher should give a less difficult exam next time. This fallacy is called ignoratio elenchi.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Red Herring Incorrect
d. FALSE. Argumentum ad baculum Incorrect
Question 15

Weak inductive arguments refer to those arguments that were made within seven days. This is a fallacy involving equivocation.
Choose one answer.
a. TRUE Correct
b. FALSE. No Fallacy Incorrect
c. FALSE. Amphiboloy Incorrect
d. FALSE. Composition Incorrect
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