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1

The soccer team is excellent. Hence each member of the team is excellent. 'This is an example of which fallacy?

Fallacy of Division

2

Each of the parts of this airplane is very light. 'This is an example of which fallacy?

Fallacy of composition

3

Only man is rational. But no woman is a man. Hence no woman is rational. 'This is an example of which fallacy?

Fallacy of equivocation

4

There is no solid evidence showing that the proposed changes will not be beneficial. Therefor, they will be beneficial. Therefore they will be beneficial. 'This is an example of which fallacy?

Appeal to ignorance

5

A fallacy that occurs whenever the premises of an argument are logically unrelated to the conclusion is what type of fallacy?

Red Herring

6

A fallacy that involves an attempt to discredit an argument or view by calling attention to the circumstances or situation of those who advance it, is what type of fallacy?

Circumstantial ad hominem

7

An error in reasoning that involves explicit use of an invalid form is what type of fallacy?

Formal Fallacy

8

An error in reasoning that does not involve the explicit use of an invalid form is what type of fallacy?

Informal fallacy

9

'if A, then B; B; so A' is what type of formal fallacy?

Fallacy of affirming the consequent

10

'if A, then B; Not A; So Not B' is what type of formal fallacy?

Fallacy of denying the antecedent