PHI 210 Week 5 Webtext - PHI 210 WEEK 5 WEBTEXT Which of the following is a sign that an article might come from a fake news website The article

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PHI 210- WEEK 5 WEBTEXT Which of the following is a sign that an article might come from a fake news website? The article includes a lot of references and citations to trustworthy sources. You can verify the claims in the article on reputable news sources. The article takes a thoughtful, nuanced view of a complex issue. The claims presented in the article are often implausible, sensational, or not easily verified on other websites. Correct. Fake news websites often contain articles containing implausible or sensational information that cannot be verified on reputable websites. Which of the following BEST describes how the information in the passage supports or refutes the original claim? The passage only discusses how limonoids are the chemicals that give lemons their bitter taste, and it gives no information about the relationship between this chemical and cancer. The passage supports the claim by explaining how the cancer-fighting properties of a chemical found in lemons kill cancer cells much more effectively than chemotherapy. The passage discusses research about a link between a chemical found in lemons and slowing cancer cell growth, but it asserts that there is not enough research to demonstrate that this chemical directly prevents or cures cancer in humans. The passage acknowledges that eating lemons will cure cancer, but this has only been proven in people with breast cancer. Correct. The passage does connect lemons with cancer, but in a much more qualified way than the claim above it. This passage discusses research about a link between limonoids and slowing cancer cell growth, but it asserts that there is not enough research to demonstrate that this chemical directly prevents or cures cancer in humans. Based on what you know now and what you see on that site, how should you treat the creditability of the claim?
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You should withhold your judgment, because the website above does not cite any sources about where this claim came from. You should assume it’s true, because the website above affirms the claim and it is not a fake news source. You should assume it’s true, because a debunking website hasn’t disproven it. You should assume it’s not true, because the website above disproves the claim. Correct. Because you have only seen this claim on one website that does not cite any sourses, the best course of action is to withhold your judgment until you can verify this claim elsewhere. According to the Wikipedia article about the Great Molasses Flood, how many people were killed by a wave of rushing molasses? 35 150 No one was killed; the article states that it’s a just a local legend. 21 Correct. According to the article, 21 people were killed by the wave of rushing molasses.
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