quiz 3-critical thinking-fallacies

If you give me an f for my final grade i will lose my

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if you give me an F for my final grade, I will lose my scholarship. That will force me to drop out of school, and my poor, aged parents, who yearn to see me graduate, will be grief-stricken for the rest of their lives. Answer Selected Answer: Composition Correct Answer: Appeal to pity Question 17 5 out of 5 points
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If we make an exception for you, then we'll have to make an exception for everyone. Answer Selected Answer: Slippery Slope Correct Answer: Slippery Slope Question 18 5 out of 5 points It was his fault, Officer. You can tell by the kind of car I'm driving and by my clothes that I am a good citizen and would not lie. Look at the rattletrap he is driving, and look at how he is dressed. You can't believe anything that a dirty, longhaired hippie like that might tell you. Search his car; he probably has pot in it. Answer Selected Answer: Ad hominem Correct Answer: Ad hominem Question 19 5 out of 5 points Child to parent: Your argument that I should stop
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stealing candy from the corner store is no good. You told me yourself just a week ago that you, too, stole candy when you were a kid. Answer Selected Answer: Tu quoque Correct Answer: Tu quoque Question 20 0 out of 5 points If students play video games, their school work will suffer, and they will not have the ability to succeed in life, ending up in lower paying jobs and needing government programs, which will increase our taxes. So video games will increase our taxes. Answer Selected Answer: Appeal to fear Correct Answer: Slippery Slope
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  • Spring '13
  • Sheffield
  • Correct Answer, Tu quoque, Slippery Slope

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