CRT 205 Week 4 Psychological Fallacies Quiz I

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1. Name the rhetorical device that tries to sidetrack someone by bringing up a related but irrelevant topic.
2. Name the rhetorical device that is based on the view called relativism, that what is true for one is not true for another.
3. Name the rhetorical device that encourages the acceptance of a claim on the grounds that it is already accepted by some substantial number of others.
4. Name the rhetorical device that tries to justify an action on the grounds that it is normal behavior, accepted by all or most people.
5. Name the rhetorical device that argues for a course of action on the grounds that taking this course will win the approval of others and especially of one's friends.
6. Name the rhetorical device that plays on our desire to be on the winning team.
7. Name the rhetorical device that supports a claim on the grounds that the alternative is too awful to deal with.
8. Name the rhetorical device that uses a threat instead of good reasons to get someone to accept a claim.
9. Name the rhetorical device that plays on your compassion to get you to accept a claim instead of relying on sound reasons.
10. Name the rhetorical device that might also be called an appeal to vanity.
11. Name the rhetorical device that attempts to use your anger about something to get you to accept a claim, even though the anger is not presented as relevant to the truth of the claim.
12. Biker: I refuse to buy a Japanese motorcycle. I don't believe in doing business with communist countries. Reporter: But Japan isn't communist. Biker: Well to me they are.
13. Officer: Excuse me, sir. Do you know how fast you were going? Driver: I never get over the sight of you mounted policemen. How do you leap down off the horse's back so fast? And you must have them well trained, not to run away when you dismount.
14. Dear Editors: When Al Zacharkiw wrote in to criticize city workers, he didn't mention his occupation. Maybe he's a millionaire without a care in the world, that he has the time to criticize people working for him

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