Part 1 of 1 - 95.0/ 100.0 Points Exam 1 Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points As you analyze an essay, you can use your own words to summarize the author’s key ideas and map out the organization of the essay’s key points. This is called A. critiquing. B. anchoring. C. summation. D. transcribing. Question 2 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which statement best defines the post hoc ergo propter hoc fallacy? A. If events A and B happen simultaneously, they’re caused by event C. B. If John breaks his leg after ignoring a stop sign, John must not have seen the stop sign. C. If event B follows event A, B must have been caused by A. D. If Jill fills a bucket with water while at the well, the well must contain water. Question 3 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points “Nature is bountiful, which is why logging should be strictly regulated.” Which logical fallacy is illustrated in this sentence? A. Ad hominem B. Non sequitur C. Post hoc ergo propter hoc D. Red herring Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Which statement is most likely to be supported by objective data? A. In infancy, the color blue is associated with boys, and pink is associated with girls. B. When in doubt, punt; when certain, go for the goal on the fourth down.
C. In my view, the author’s assumptions are either false or unproven. D. Some cats hate water just as some people hate family vacations. Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points In his essay “Revolutions of Time,” Dunn would agree with all of the following statements except for which one? A. Authors may or may not be served by copyrights on their work. B. Intellectual properties, such as poems or novels, are intangible commodities. C. Intellectual property is just like any other kind of tangible property. D. During most of human history, creative works resided in the public domain. Question 6 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points A college student is generally expected to do all of the following except A. emphasize the subjective over the objective. B. conduct scholarly research. C. master standard American English. D. conduct online research. Question 7 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points According to Dunn, because copyright laws restrict the flow of information, they’re A. illegal. B. oppressive. C. seldom enforced. D. schizophrenic. Question 8 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Many early humans were predators; therefore, all humans are predators. This statement illustrates the _______ fallacy. A. red herring B. slippery-slope
C. bandwagon D. none of the above Question 9 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points With respect to dealing with abstract concepts, which statement is most accurate? A. Emotions have no place in any kind of academic essay. B. An essay dealing with abstract concepts can appeal to intellectual curiosity. C. An essay dealing with abstract concepts should reveal the author’s bias. D. Abstract concepts cannot be shown to have any actual meaning. Question 10 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Which sentence most clearly exhibits bias?
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