The Weak Analogy Fallacy: Definition & Examples


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Choose the best example of a weak analogy fallacy.

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1. What is the central problem with the weak analogy fallacy?

2. How might you duplicate a weak analogy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The practice questions on this quiz can help assess what you know about the weak analogy fallacy. Topics you will need to know to pass this quiz include how to apply and duplicate a weak analogy and weak analogy fallacy examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo can evaluate your understanding of:

  • Examples of a weak analogy fallacy
  • Weak analogy fallacy's central problem
  • Ways to duplicate a weak analogy
  • How to apply a weak analogy

Skills Practiced

Get help practicing the following skills using this quiz and worksheet:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about weak analogy fallacy in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the main problem with weak analogy fallacy
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding examples of weak analogy fallacies

Additional Learning

You can gain more information of this topic by reviewing the corresponding lesson titled The Weak Analogy Fallacy: Definition & Examples. The following objectives are covered in the lesson:

  • Explains how a weak analogy happens
  • Describes a type of fallacy
  • Discusses irrelevant comparisons
  • Details examples of weak analogies