Propaganda Quiz – November 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
Mom, you told me to wear my mask at school at all times. I’ve done that. So why are you fussing at me for not wearing my mask at the football game at the downtown stadium?

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  6. Repetition
  7. Slogans
  8. Technical Jargon
  9. Sophistical Formula

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
The Republicans questioned the election results in Georgia, but a judge didn’t grant their petition. They did the same thing in Arizona. Again, a judge said the case had no merit. So they’re wasting time and money filing a suit in Pennsylvania. It’s going to be rejected also.

Section E
  1. Concurrency
  2. Post Hoc
  3. Selected Instances
  4. Hasty Generalization
  5. Faulty Analogy
  6. Composition
  7. Division
  8. Non Sequitur
Daughter: “Mom, I don’t know how I got sick. I wore my mask at all times at Jessica’s birthday party like you told me.”
Mom: “Did everyone else wear their masks?”
Daughter: “No.”
Mom: “Then that’s how you got sick.”

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