Propaganda Quiz – March 2013

Section A
  1. Prejudice
  2. Academic Detachment
  3. Drawing the Line
  4. Not Drawing the Line
  5. Conservatism, Radicalism, Moderatism
  1. Rationalization
  2. Wishful Thinking
  3. Tabloid Thinking
  4. Causal Oversimplification
  5. Inconceivability
We had one open spot on our soccer team roster for school. The two coaches got together and discussed two possibilities for that final spot. Each of us had different opinions, so we decided not to add either player.

Section B
  1. Emotional Terms
  2. Metaphor and Simile
  3. Emphasis
  4. Quotation Out of Context
  1. Abstract Terms
  2. Vagueness
  3. Ambiguity
  4. Shift of Meaning
Sally got a new pet mallard, Quackers, for her birthday. She took Quackers for a walk around the block one day where they came across a low swinging branch on a tree. Then, all of us were able to see her duck.

Section D
  1. Appeal to Pity
  2. Appeal to Flattery
  3. Appeal to Ridicule
  4. Appeal to Prestige
  5. Appeal to Prejudice
  1. Bargain Appeal
  2. Folksy Appeal
  3. Join the Bandwagon Appeal
  4. Appeal to Practical Consequences
  5. Passing from the Acceptable to the Dubious
Propaganda Quiz 03/13

Section E
  1. Concurrency
  2. Post Hoc
  3. Selected Instances
  4. Hasty Generalization
  1. Faulty Analogy
  2. Composition
  3. Division
  4. Non Sequitur
The Cougars were the top-ranked soccer team for the 10-and-under age division last year. Pablo, a member of the team last year, is now 11 and has moved up to the 12-and-under age division. Even better, he has been placed on our team! We are so excited to have him, because we’ll finally be able to win our age bracket.

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