Propaganda Quiz – January 2014

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
I’m so tired of having to vote in elections where I don’t like either candidate. I’m just not voting any more. Enough!

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  1. Repetition
  2. Slogans
  3. Technical Jargon
  4. Sophistical Formula
James Winston didn’t speak a single sentence without an error in it when he met the press after winning the Heisman Trophy. It’s sad that we didn’t have a better candidate to give the award to.

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: “The smartest private jet flyers know the Delta Private Jets Card offers straightforward pricing and no surprises. If you’d like to fly wisely with them, learn about the many advantages of Delta Private Jets.”

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
Reporter: “Mr. President, do you consider your Iraq strategy a failure?”
President: “I don’t know what you mean by ‘my Iraq strategy.’ Next question.”

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