False Dilemma Fallacy: Definition & Examples


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A main feature of the fallacy known as false dilemma is the use of which of the following?

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1. Which of the following best describes a black and white type of false dilemma?

2. The primary problem with the false dilemma fallacy is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The false dilemma fallacy can be a complicated subject for students to understand. Use these assessments to check your knowledge on the topic. They will ask questions about types, examples, features, and problems with this fallacy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Students who want to succeed on the quiz should consider these topics before proceeding:

  • Characteristics of the fallacy
  • Types of dilemma fallacies
  • Problems with the false dilemma fallacy
  • Examples of the fallacy

Skills Practiced

The quiz/worksheet will help students build important skills, such as:

  • Reading comprehension - read and pull the most relevant information from the accompanying lesson on false dilemma
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the various types of fallacies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding examples of a false dilemma fallacy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about problems with this type of fallacy

Additional Learning

For more information on this topic, take a look at the accompanying lesson, False Dilemma Fallacy: Definition & Examples. It will help students meet these goals and objectives:

  • Define false dilemma fallacy
  • Identify examples of the fallacy
  • Describe the black and white fallacy
  • Understand the problems with false dilemma fallacies