Week3 quiz key2

Download Document
Showing pages : 1 - 3 of 5
This preview has blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version! View Full Document
1. Question : "Julie started carrying a rabbit's foot, then she won the lottery. The rabbit's foot must have caused her to win the lottery" commits a(n) Student Answer: ad hominem fallacy. false cause fallacy. strawman fallacy. slippery slope fallacy. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Chapter Four of An Introduction to Logic . Points Received: 0 of 1 Comments: 2. Question : A fallacy is an argument that Student Answer: is a weak inductive argument. makes a mistake in deriving a conclusion. has a false conclusion. is a sound inductive argument. Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Chapter Four of An Introduction to Logic . Points Received: 1 of 1 Comments: 3. Question : "After the asteroid hit the earth, there was a tornado. So the asteroid caused the tornado" might commit which fallacy?
Background image of page 1
Student Answer: Appeal to popularity Begging the question False cause Loaded question Instructor Explanation: The answer can be found in Chapter Four of An Introduction to Logic
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.