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5/6/10 10:22 PM CourseCompass Page 1 of 6 http://cp02.coursecompass.com/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp?url=%2Fbin%2Fcommon%2Fcourse.pl%3Fcourse_id%3D_103011_1 COURSES > PHILOSOPHY 6, SPRING 2010, DYAS (0412) > EXERCISES > CHAPTER EIGHT > REVIEW ASSESSMENT: CHAPTER EIGHT, PART 1, FURTHER PRACTICE Review Assessment: Chapter Eight, Part 1, Further Practice Name: Chapter Eight, Part 1, Further Practice Status : Completed Score: 0 out of 30 points Instructions: For questions 1 - 24 below, please fill in the blank using the abbreviations in the following list. Some answers will be used more than once; each answer will be used at least once: Equivocation = EQ Amphiboly = AM Composition = COMP Division = DIV Emphasis = EMP Straw Man = SM Red Herring = RH Begging the Question = BQ Complex Question = CQ Hasty Generalization = HG Biased Sample = BS Hasty Application of a Generalization = HAG Fake Precision = FP Coincidence = COIN Post Hoc Fallacy = PH Common Cause Fallacy = CC Slippery Slope = SS NOTE: You must enter the abbreviations exactly as they appear in the list above, or else your answer will not be counted as correct. Question 1 Fill in the Blank 0 of 1 points My friend argues that waste from nuclear power plants pose a serious environmental threat to our country. I say nothing could be further from the truth. Nuclear power plants are much more cost-effective than traditional plants, and they are the best available option to meet our country's growing energy
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5/6/10 10:22 PM CourseCompass Page 2 of 6 http://cp02.coursecompass.com/webapps/portal/frameset.jsp?url=%2Fbin%2Fcommon%2Fcourse.pl%3Fcourse_id%3D_103011_1 demands. Selected Answer: [None Given] Correct Answer: RH Feedback: Correct answer: RH Question 2 Fill in the Blank 0 of 1 points Every time the unemployment rate goes up, the stock market goes down. So, it must be that a higher number of unemployed people causes a loss of confidence in the markets. Selected Answer: [None Given] Correct Answer: CC Feedback: Correct answer: CC Question 3 Fill in the Blank 0 of 1 points Every apple in that barrel weighs very little. So, I predict that the barrel of apples weighs very little. Selected Answer: [None Given] Correct Answer: COMP Feedback: Correct answer: COMP Question 4 Fill in the Blank 0 of 1 points Did George Bush lie about how many times he used cocaine, or how often he did it? Selected Answer:
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