Propaganda Quiz – May 2019

The Propaganda sections played in the 2018-2019 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
Magazine ad: “Introducing Earth’s First Full Hybrid SUV. Meet Escape Hybrid. As the first and only gas/electric SUV, the Escape Hybrid compromises nothing.”

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
Political flyer received in mail: “I support James Clayton for judge because he has a continued and relentless commitment to justice, equity, service and community – all attributes that are mandates of an effective judge. Jade Brown, Attorney”

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  6. Repetition
  7. Slogans
  8. Technical Jargon
  9. Sophistical Formula
Magazine ad for Deep Blu Seafood Grille: “With its casually chic, modern décor, Deep Blu Seafood Grille serves fresh Atlantic seafood and contemporary fusion fare with a relaxed coastal vibe. 2018 Dining Awards Readers’ Choice Orlando.”

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

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