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Evaluating Arguments & Reasoning: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated below?

This chocolate pie must be bad because nobody is taking it.

Question 2 2. What is an example of a logical fallacy?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a strong reason to support the claim that Sarah Smith is the best candidate for mayor?

Question 4 4. A deductive pattern is more common than an inductive pattern in student writing because _____

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a specific idea?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a type of specific evidence that can be used to define and prove a general or main idea?

Question 7 7. Strong evidence ____.

Question 8 8.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated below?

The moon is made of cheese because it looks like cheese and no one has ever eaten the moon.

Question 9 9. Strong reasons ____.

Question 10 10.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated in the example below?

I will get an A in math class because I spent many sleepless nights studying.

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Question 11 11. Deductive reasoning involves _____

Question 12 12.

Which type of logical fallacy is illustrated below?

Everyone in the class agrees that if x = 2 and y = 2, then x must equal y.

Question 13 13. Which part of an argument states the position to be argued?

Question 14 14. As you evaluate the effectiveness of a piece of deductive reasoning, you should first look for _____

Question 15 15. General ideas ____.

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Question 16 16.

Consider the following paragraph:

I always vote for the National Party candidate in gubernatorial elections. This year, Sally Smith is the National Party candidate for governor, so I will vote for Sally Smith for governor this year.

Which type of reasoning is displayed in this paragraph?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a strong claim for a short essay?

Question 18 18. Inductive reasoning involves _____

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a general idea?

Question 20 20. Specific ideas ____.

Evaluating Arguments & Reasoning: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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