Propaganda Quiz – January 2020

The Propaganda sections played in the 2019-2020 tournament year are A, B, C, and F.

Section A
  1. Prejudice
  2. Academic Detachment
  3. Drawing the Line
  4. Not Drawing the Line
  5. Conservatism, Radicalism, Moderatism
  6. Rationalization
  7. Wishful Thinking
  8. Tabloid Thinking
  9. Causal Oversimplification
  10. Inconceivability
Pam: "I don’t have confidence in the president to lead our nation."
Sam: "You must a liberal Democratic socialist!"

Section B
  1. Emotional Terms
  2. Metaphor and Simile
  3. Emphasis
  4. Quotation Out of Context
  5. Abstract Terms
  6. Vagueness
  7. Ambiguity
  8. Shift of Meaning
Ad in college football game program: "Let our team ensure your home is comfortable every day. KS Services Heating – Air Conditioning."

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  6. Repetition
  7. Slogans
  8. Technical Jargon
  9. Sophistical Formula
Daughter: "Mom, I need an advance on next week’s allowance."
Mom: "You need to learn to control your spending. Otherwise, it’s ‘Easy come, easy go.’"

Section F
  1. Diversion
  2. Disproving a Minor Point
  3. Ad Hominem
  4. Appeal to Ignorance
  5. Leading Question
  6. Complex Question
  7. Inconsequent Argument
  8. Attacking a Straw Man
  9. Victory by Definition
  10. Begging the Question
Teacher to student at the start of a new term: "Joey, you asked how you can do better the next six weeks. It’s up to you. Are you going to start keeping your mouth shut in class, doing your homework, and studying for tests?"

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