Propaganda Quiz – December 2019

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

It’s election time across the nation.

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
I can’t see myself ever voting for a Democrat again.

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
Burning an American flag in a protest demonstration is not protected by the Constitution because the Second Amendment bans any restriction on free speech.

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  6. Repetition
  7. Slogans
  8. Technical Jargon
  9. Sophistical Formula
Ad in a sports magazine for De-Stress Sleep pills: “Stress less & sleep. Our drug-free formula includes Ashwagandha to help calm the mind and body, while an optimal melatonin level helps you nod off naturally with no next day grogginess.”

Section F
  1. Diversion
  2. Disproving a Minor Point
  3. Ad Hominem
  4. Appeal to Ignorance
  5. Leading Question
  6. Complex Question
  7. Inconsequent Argument
  8. Attacking a Straw Man
  9. Victory by Definition
  10. Begging the Question
If the Russians hadn’t meddled in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton would be president today.

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