Propaganda Quiz – May 2020

The Propaganda sections played in the 2020-2021 tournament year are B, C, D, and E.

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
Movie reviewer Joseph Leydan wrote: "This was a fantastic movie, as long as you aren’t looking for plot or character development."
The ad for the movie proclaimed: "’This was a fantastic movie!’" says movie reviewer Joseph Leydan."

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  6. Repetition
  7. Slogans
  8. Technical Jargon
  9. Sophistical Formula
I love the way President Trump tells it like it is. He doesn’t speak from a prepared script. He tells you what he really thinks.

Section D
  1. Appeal to Pity
  2. Appeal to Flattery
  3. Appeal to Ridicule
  4. Appeal to Prestige
  5. Appeal to Prejudice
  6. Bargain Appeal
  7. Folksy Appeal
  8. Join the Bandwagon Appeal
  9. Appeal to Practical Consequences
  10. Passing from the Acceptable to the Dubious
Ad in a mass mailing to senior citizens: "Get a free phone and 350 monthly minutes with unlimited text messages when you choose AmeriHealth to be your Medicare provider."

Section E
  1. Concurrency
  2. Post Hoc
  3. Selected Instances
  4. Hasty Generalization
  5. Faulty Analogy
  6. Composition
  7. Division
  8. Non Sequitur
Teacher to another teacher: "I just spoke to our new principal and was not impressed. He seemed nervous and ill at ease and kept saying ‘You know.’"

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