Genetic Fallacy Quiz

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A. Evaluating

B. Supporting

C. Paraphrasing

D. Questioning

7) Which of the following are the most common types of doubts people may have about a source?

A. Status and academic degree

B. Occupation and employer

C. Prominence in the field of study and experience

D. Expertise and accuracy

8) Which of the following is the most reliable source of information?

A. Wikipedia®

B. A blog

C. A book recommended by your instructor

D. Britannica Online®

9) Consider the following exchange: “How do I know God exists? How do you know he doesn’t?” Which fallacy does the second statement illustrate?
 A. Perfectionist fallacy

B. Slippery slope

C. Misplacing the burden of proof

D. Inconsistency ad hominem

10) Stating someone has negative features and his claim is invalid is an example of which fallacy?

A. Ad hominem

B. Genetic fallacy

C. Straw man

D. False dilemma

 z 11) Consider the following statement: “So what if the Senator accepted a little kickback money—most politicians are corrupt after all.” This is an example of which fallacy?

A. Argument from envy

B. Argument from tradition

C. Argument from common practice

D. Straw man
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B. emotion

C. evidence

D. logic

 28) Developing cross-cultural competence includes which of the following?
 A. Overcoming personal biases

B. Walking on eggs

C. Separating culture from communication

D. Using hot button words

29) An attempt to characterize causes of events to either personalities or external situations is called

A. projection

B. selective attention

C. attribution error

D. halo effect

30) Groups that value higher power distance believe relationships are

A. individualist

B. informal

C. hierarchical

D. relationship oriented

31) What is the belief that laws are justified if they prevent a person from harming him- or herself known as?
 A. Offense principle

B. Legal moralism

C. Harm principle

D. Legal paternalism

32) What is the belief that correct moral principles are those accepted by the correct religion known as?

A. Religious absolutism

B. Virtue ethics

C. Religious relativism

D. Moral relativism

33) The practice of using a case that has already been decided as a guide when deciding new cases is referred to as

A. legal morality

B. legal paternalism

C. causation principle

D. appeal to

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