Propaganda Quiz – June 2013

The Propaganda sections played in the 2013-2014 Tournament Year: A C D F

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

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  1. Repetition
  2. Slogans
  3. Technical Jargon
  4. Sophistical Formula
Never mind that it’s your 40th birthday. Just because you’re 40 doesn’t mean that you can’t do anything that you did when you were 20. You know, “it’s not how old you are, but how old you feel.”

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
Pro coach to star player before championship game: “We brought you to our team just for games like this. You’ve always shined brightest on the biggest stage. I know you’ll come through for us tonight.”

Section F
  1. Diversion
  2. Disproving a Minor Point
  3. Ad Hominem
  4. Appeal to Ignorance
  5. Leading Question
  1. Complex Question
  2. Inconsequent Argument
  3. Attacking a Straw Man
  4. Victory by Definition
  5. Begging the Question
Hannah said, “Star Trek was amazing. The special effects were spectacular. Eric Bana looked great as Nero, and it was impossible to figure out the ending until it happened.”
George replied, “What, you think that Eric Bana was handsome? He was just average. I’m not recommending that movie to anyone.”

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