Objectionable Fallacies

Random Literature or definition Quiz

Can you name the Objectionable Fallacies?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

 plays        
How to Play
Score 0/26 Timer 10:00
DefinitionName of FallacyCategory
One thing is held to cause another, which is true...yet there are other causes which contributed far more to the effectCasual Fallacies
Definition includes items which shouldn't be includedFallacies of Definition
Definition excludes items which should be includedFallacies of Definition
Truth of the conclusion is assumed by premisesMissing the Point
One thing is presented as causing another, when they are both, in fact, two effects caused by the same thingCasual Fallacies
Evidence which would change outcome of an inductive argument is excluded from considerationInductive Fallacies
Two choices are given when there are really three optionsFallacy of Distraction
Because one thing follows the other, it is presented as causing the otherCasual Fallacies
Series of increasingly unacceptable consequences is drawnFallacy of Distraction
Person's character is attacked; person's circumstances are noted; person doesn't practice what is preachedChanging the Subject
Authority is not a true expert; Experts in field disagree; Authority was being unprofessional (joking, drunk, etc...)Changing the Subject
Conclusion of a strong inductive argument is denied despite evidence to the contraryInductive Fallacies
Direction between cause and effect is reversedCasual Fallacies
DefinitionName of FallacyCategory
Point is argued to be true simply because many believe it to be trueAppeals to Motives (In Place of Support)
Sample is too small to be used to make generalizations about the larger whole it comes fromInductive Fallacies
Manner in which argument is presented affects the truth/conclusionChanging the Subject
Two unrelated points are conjoined as a single propositionFallacy of Distraction
Author attacks an argument different from the opponent's best argumentMissing the Point
Something is not known to be true, and is thus assumed to be falseFallacy of Distraction
The authority being referenced is not namedChanging the Subject
Definition includes term being defined as part of the definitionFallacies of Definition
Reader is persuaded by sympathyAppeals to Motives (In Place of Support)
Two objects/events being compared are dissimilarInductive Fallacies
The cause identified is only a part of the entire cause of the effectCasual Fallacies
Reader is warned of unacceptable consequencesAppeals to Motives (In Place of Support)
Reader is persuaded to agree by forceAppeals to Motives (In Place of Support)

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras