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Sample Quiz # 1: Philosophy 180 Lecturer: Dr. Brian MacPherson January 27, 2009 Instructions: Complete all of the questions. This quiz is out of a possible score of 10. 1. For the following short argumentative passages, indicate exactly one fallacy of relevance it commits. [5 marks] a) You need to buy a new car soon. If you don’t, the engine in your current car will fail. When the engine fails, you will be faced with a massive repair bill. This will cause you to go broke. b) Although people are responsible for their actions, Jan is highly irresponsible, so we can’t blame her for anything. c) Atkinson argued that we must fund the military in order to have a strong national defense. Then Atkinson is against funding social welfare programs. And that is inexcusable. d) I read and understood each sentence of each page of the book. So you can’t say that I don’t understand the book. e)
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