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True/False Quiz

  1. The fallacy of composition is thinking that the characteristics of the parts are somehow transferred to the whole.
      a. True
      b. False
  2. The fallacy of division is frequently used in statistical arguments.
      a. True
      b. False
  3. Claims are guilty by association.
      a. True
      b. False
  4. Claims that come out of a “poisoned well” can be automatically dismissed.
      a. True
      b. False
  5. The fallacy of equivocation occurs whenever a word has one meaning in one premise and another meaning in another premise or the conclusion.
      a. True
      b. False
  6. In most cases a claim should be considered true if it hasn't been shown to be false.
      a. True
      b. False
  7. Good arguments should never be combined with appeals to emotion.
      a. True
      b. False
  8. Whether people are hypocritical regarding their claims is directly related to the truth of those claims.
      a. True
      b. False
  9. If a claim is believed by many people, it should be considered true.
      a. True
      b. False
  10. If a scientific claim has not been refuted, it should be regarded as true.
      a. True
      b. False
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