## PHI 103 Week 3 Quiz Informal Logic - 2019 Answers

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PHI 103 Week 3 Quiz Informal Logic - 2019 Answers

“Bob is a convicted felon. So what he says cannot be true.” This reasoning commits which of the following fallacies?

“You shouldn’t do that because it is wrong.” This argument commits which of the following fallacies?

“But officer, I don’t know why you pulled me over. Everyone thinks it’s fine to

speed on this road.” This is an example of which of the following fallacies?

“I bought a pair of shoes from that store, and they immediately fell apart. That store’s shoes are no good.” This argument commits which of the following fallacies?

“I know that my politics are correct. Wikipedia said so.” This argument commits which of the following fallacies?

Chapter 8 lists several ways that the media can deliberately mislead us. Which of the following is not one of the ways mentioned in the chapter?

Suppose that one news outlet makes the president’s actions sound very reasonable, whereas the other makes the president’s actions sound horrible. This is an example of __________.

“I can’t give my cousin a present because if I did, then I would have to give presents to everyone I know.” This is an example of which of the following fallacies?

If you are shown that your argument commits a fallacy, you should

A fallacy is ____________.

“Everybody says that candy is bad for you, so it must be.” This reasoning commits which of the following fallacies?

“Officer, please don’t give me a ticket. I’ve been having a really bad day and I am depressed.” This reasoning commits which of the following fallacies?

“Do you believe that aliens have visited the earth? I know that they have because an ‘alien’ is just someone who is here from another country, and there are plenty of those on the earth.” This reasoning commits which of the following fallacies?

“This product is guaranteed to work, provided, of course, that you are a proper candidate for it.” This statement employs which of the following rhetorical devices?

Informal fallacies relate to errors in __________.

“John’s argument against physician assisted suicide is wrong because he has never had to deal with a loved one dying of a terminal disease.” This is an instance of this kind of fallacy.

“If you oppose gun control, then you must believe it’s ok for people to kill people all of the time.” This statement commits which of the following fallacies?

“You are either a capitalist or a communist, which is it?” This statement commits which of the following fallacies?

What is an interested party?

“I didn’t like either pair of jeans I bought from that company. They must not make good products.” This reasoning commits which of the following fallacies?

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