Propaganda Quiz – December 2014

The Propaganda sections played in the 2014-2015 Tournament Year: B C D E

Section B
  1. Emotional Terms
  2. Metaphor and Simile
  3. Emphasis
  4. Quotation Out of Context
  1. Abstract Terms
  2. Vagueness
  3. Ambiguity
  4. Shift of Meaning
Mom: “Son, I want you to clean your room tonight.”
The next day, Mom checks the son’s room, which isn’t clean. She tells him, “I thought I told you to clean your room.”
Son: “You said you wanted me to clean my room. You didn’t say I had to.”
Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  1. Repetition
  2. Slogans
  3. Technical Jargon
  4. Sophistical Formula
PropQuiz1214SecCA variety of dishes at Restaurant 821 in Wilmington, Delaware
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
Ad for baby products: “Love is the most powerful thing on the planet. Love is in a baby’s first smile. In a grandmother’s comforting touch. And in all the wonderful moments in between. Johnson and Johnson, for all you love.”
Section E
  1. Concurrency
  2. Post Hoc
  3. Selected Instances
  4. Hasty Generalization
  1. Faulty Analogy
  2. Composition
  3. Division
  4. Non Sequitur
Teacher to assistant principal: “Every time I’ve given a quiz, Henry has been absent. He’s obviously avoiding my quizzes. You need to punish him.”

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