Propaganda Quiz – April 2015

The Propaganda sections played in the 2014-2015 Tournament Year: B C D E

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
That woman likes football even better than her husband!
Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  1. Repetition
  2. Slogans
  3. Technical Jargon
  4. Sophistical Formula
Doris: “I just love this dress. It’s so pretty!”

Claire: “How can you say that? It’s ugly.”

Doris: “I’m not going to argue with you. After all, ‘beauty is in the eye of the beholder.'”

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
Candidate for office: “My opponent talks to voters as if he thinks they’ve been living under a rock.”
Section E
  1. Concurrency
  2. Post Hoc
  3. Selected Instances
  4. Hasty Generalization
  1. Faulty Analogy
  2. Composition
  3. Division
  4. Non Sequitur
Football coach to his team: “Men, we’ve been alternating Joe and Tom at quarterback the first few games. They’ve each done well. So for the next game, I’m going to play both of them at the same time. We’ll be tougher than ever for the defense to stop!”

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