Instructions: Each of the following five passages contains a fallacy of faulty assumption, that is, either a loaded question or a fallacy of question-begging language. For each, pick the answer that is closest to the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
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Question 1 of 5
Will you donate to our animal shelter, or do you hate animals?
Question 2 of 5
All loyal Americans should oppose this treasonous bill. We need to be true to our great country, don’t you think? I’m sure that as a patriot, you will agree with me.
Question 3 of 5
Why do I say Fred is dishonest? Because that weasel lies with every breath he takes. I mean, he’s the mother and father of all deceit.
Question 4 of 5
What is the purpose of human existence?
Question 5 of 5
Ford is clearly the best car around. It’s superior to all other cars. Aren’t Fords just wonderful?