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Soc 120: Quiz 2 Study Guide: Fall 07: Altenhofel 50 of the following will be on your quiz. Each is worth 1 point. 1. Rodney Dangerfield? Yeah, he’s about as funny as a terminal illness. a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 2. “Within the context of total ignorance, you are absolutely correct.” —Caption in a National Review cartoon a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 3. Handguns are made only for the purpose of killing people. a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 4. “If we stop the shuttle program now, there are seven astronauts who will have died for nothing.” —An unidentified U.S. congressman, after the space shuttle disaster of January 1986 a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo
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5. It is, of course, conceivable that the Qaddafi regime has nothing to do with terrorist attacks on Israeli airports, but . . . a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 6. If the governor is so dedicated to civil rights, why is it that the black citizens of this state are worse off now than when he took office? a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 7. Chewing tobacco is not only messy, but also unhealthy (just check the latest statistics). a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 8. Once you’ve made our Day Planner a part of your business life, there’s a good chance you’ll never miss or be late for another appointment. a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 9. “If it ain’t country, it ain’t music.” —Bumper sticker a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma
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e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 10. Professor Jones, who normally confines his remarks to his own subject, ventured out on a high-wire to comment on the commission’s findings. a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 11. I simply won’t go into those cowboy bars; they’re full of guys who disguise their insecurities with cowboy boots and hats. a. Rhetorical comparison b. Downplaying c. Stereotyping d. False dilemma e. Weasler f. Loaded question g. Proof Surrogate h. Innuendo 12. “Notre Dame people like to point out that, unlike other [college football] powerhouses, their players must face tough admissions standards, shoulder the regular course load and forget about being red-shirted to gain additional playing years. And, of course, it’s a lot more
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