Propaganda Quiz – September 2018

The Propaganda sections played in the 2018-2019 tournament year are A, C, D, and E.

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
Little Jimmy drops his cookie on the ground during the backyard barbeque. When he bends down to pick it up, his mother yells, "Jimmy, leave it alone! Germs!" Jimmy picks it up anyway and takes a bite, saying, "But, Mom, it hasn’t been there 10 seconds!"

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  6. Repetition
  7. Slogans
  8. Technical Jargon
  9. Sophistical Formula
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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
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Section E
  1. Concurrency
  2. Post Hoc
  3. Selected Instances
  4. Hasty Generalization
  5. Faulty Analogy
  6. Composition
  7. Division
  8. Non Sequitur
Our new principal was the assistant principal at Cedar Hill High, one of the highest rated schools in the state. He’s going to improve our school immediately!

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