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Logical Fallacies: Hasty Generalization, Circular Reasoning, False Cause & Limited Choice

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If someone asked you to choose between two candidates for president, but there were still five candidates running for president, what kind of logical fallacy is that?

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1.

What kind of logic is presented below?

Your dog loves rock and roll music because my dog loves rock and roll music.

2. Which statement is an example of circular reasoning?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The practice questions in this quiz/worksheet are designed to measure your understanding of examples of logical fallacies and their specific characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions test your ability to distinguish between:

  • False Cause
  • Examples of circular reasoning
  • Limited Choice
  • Hasty Generalization

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related logic lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as circular reasoning and false cause
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the characteristics of certain logical fallacies

Additional Learning

Review the concepts in the quiz with the lesson called Logical Fallacies: Hasty Generalization, Circular Reasoning, False Cause & Limited Choice. You can also use this lesson to:

  • Learn why logical fallacies are bad logic
  • Understand the drawbacks of logical fallacies
  • Distinguish between logical fallacies
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