## Question

###### Question 129 (1 point) Our landlord has vouched "no more illicit drug use in the building."...

Question 129 (1 point)

Our landlord has vouched "no more illicit drug use in the building." It seems that our landlord had a drug abuse problem that we didn't know about previously.

Question 129 options:

a)

Accident.

b)

Hasty Generalization.

c)

Begging the Question.

d)

Amphiboly.

e)

Division.

f)

Equivocation.

For each of these questions, please choose the fallacy (if any) that best characterizes the argument provided in the question.

Question 130 (1 point)

Some people think that our college's football players are generally bad-mannered and unmotivated in the classroom. But that is just false. Did those people see the incredible performances that our football team put on against their biggest rivals in games the past couple of weeks? What an incredible show of skill and strength. These people clearly don't know what they are talking about.

Question 130 options:

a)

No fallacy.

b)

Red herring.

c)

Equivocation.

d)

Begging the question.

e)

Appeal to (Unqualified) Authority.

f)

Slippery Slope.

g)

Straw man.

For each of these questions, please choose the fallacy (if any) that best characterizes the argument provided in the question.

Question 131 (1 point)

Ahmed argues that the Trump administration's travel restrictions from certain Muslim majority countries are racist and Islamophobic. But Ahmed is a Muslim, and thus biased: of course, he'd argue this way. We can't take Ahmed's argument seriously.

Question 131 options:

a)

Argument against the person, abusive.

b)

Appeal to the People

c)

Straw man.

d)

False dichotomy.

e)

Argument against the person, circumstantial.

f)

You, too (tu quoque).

g)

No fallacy.

For each of these questions, please choose the fallacy (if any) that best characterizes the argument provided in the question.

Question 132 (1 point)

Migos is the best hip-hop group to come out of Atlanta in recent memory. Their music and lyrics are incredinly innovative, and they've influenced other artists including Childish Gambino.

Question 132 options:

a)

No Fallacy

b)

Red Herring

c)

Genetic fallacy

d)

Indirect appeal to the people

e)

Ad hominem abusive

f)

Appeal to force

## Answers

129. The correct answer is Option F. This is an example of equivocation.

130. The correct answer is Option B. This is the red herring fallacy.

131. The correct answer is Option E. This is argument against the person, circumstantial.

132. The correct answer is Option A. There is no fallacy.

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