In argumentation, criticism is ___________

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In argumentation, criticism is __________. (Points : 1)
a negative thing that tears people down
an evaluation of elements outside of the argument
a way to make oneself look smarter than another
an evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of the argument
Question 2.2. An argument is deductive __________. (Points : 1)
if it moves from the general to the particular
if it moves from the particular to the general
if it presents itself in relation to a hypothesis
if it presents itself as being valid
None of these
Question 3.3. The principle of charity in logic is __________. (Points : 1)
the idea that we should interpret the argument or objection in the strongest way possible
the idea that one should give to the poor
the idea that we only see the good in arguments that align with our beliefs
the idea that one should interpret the argument in line with the way the author would state it
Question 4.4. The objection in an argumentative essay __________. (Points : 1)
should be the simplest argument against your own position
should be presented in a weak manner in order to attack it easily
requires objectivity and should be strong
is the thing that you will refute in the support section of your paper

Question 5.5. A sound argument is __________. (Points : 1)
a valid argument in which it is impossible to have true premises and a false conclusion
a valid argument with true premises and a false conclusion
an argument in which it is possible to have true premises and a true conclusion
a valid argument with true premises
All of these
Question 6.6. Both times I went to the movies at Northpark Mall the people watching the movies were extremely disruptive. That movie theater is horrible. (Points : 1)
Hasty generalization
Fallacy of composition
Appeal to the majority
No fallacy
Question 7.7. “You are only opposed to welfare reform because you are rich.” (Points : 1)
Appeal to emotion
Ad hominem
Slippery Slope
Equivocation
No fallacy
Question 8.8. If you eat candy, all that candy then you will get sick. If you get sick, then you won’t be able to go to the dance. If you don’t go to the dance, you won’t be able to dance with Hilary. If you don’t get to dance with Hilary, then you will be miserable. So you shouldn’t eat it. What is the conclusion of this argument? (Points : 1)
Hilary hates candy.
You shouldn’t go to the dance.
You shouldn’t eat all that candy.
Misery is bad.
Question 9.9. An enthymeme is ____________. (Points : 1)
a valid argument with a false premise
an argument with an unstated premise or conclusion
a Venn diagram of an argument
an invalid propositional argument form
Question 10.10. When disagreeing with a premise, __________. (Points : 1)
one should point to the outcomes of the conclusion
one should have reasons in place that demonstrate the premise is not sufficiently likely to be true.
one should attack premises that are not important to the argument
one should point out the failings of its author
Question 11.11. A valid argument is __________. (Points : 1)
an argument in which it is impossible to have true premises and a false conclusion
an argument with true premises and a false conclusion
an argument in which it is possible to have true premises and a true conclusion
an argument that necessarily has true premises and a true conclusion
All of these
Question 12.12. No physical object can travel faster than light. An electron is a physical object. So, an electron cannot travel faster than light. (Points : 1)
Deductive
Inductive
Neither
Question 13.13. Charles is hard to work with, since he always interrupts others. Therefore, I do not want to work with Charles in the development committee. (Points : 1)
Deductive
Inductive
Neither
Question 14.14. Arguments __________. (Points : 1)
always have the same level of complexity
are always expressed in standard form
can include complicated chains of inference that build on themselves
have to be valid in order to be convincing
Question 15.15. Which type of inductive argument is the following?
All crows observed so far have been black, so all crows are black. (Points : 1)
Statistical syllogism
Inductive generalization
Appeal to authority
Inference to the best explanation
Question 16.16. An argument is invalid if and only if _____________. (Points : 1)
Its reasoning is strong and its premises are true.
It is possible for all of its premises to be true and the conclusion false.
It is fallacious.
It has a false premise.
Question 17.17. A premise can __________. (Points : 1)
act as a subthesis in an essay
never support a conclusion
fail to be supported
act as a subthesis in an essay and never support a conclusion
act as a subthesis in an essay and fail to be supported
Question 18.18. Which type of inductive argument is the following?
He is late; there must have been traffic. (Points : 1)
Statistical syllogism
Inductive generalization
Appeal to authority
Inference to the best explanation
Question 19.19. “If I drive drunk I’ll crash. I crashed, so I must be drunk.” (Points : 1)
Non sequitur
Ad hominem
Post hoc
Affirming the consequent
No fallacy
Question 20.20. Sloan: “Dude you play way too many videogames.”
John: “Whatever bro! When Eternal Death Slayer III came out you were waiting in line outside the store for four hours to be the first to get it. (Points : 1)
Ad hominem
Appeal to fear
False dilemma
False cause
No fallacy

 

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