RLGN 104 Test 2

RLGN 104 Test 2 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. An argument against an action on the unsupported assertion that it will lead to a much worse condition is what type of Fallacy?
  2. Indecision, not making a decision, is actually a decision in itself.
  3. Using the Begging the Question fallacy is the same as using circular reasoning.
  4. Critical thinking:
  5. Which of the following is not one of the three important steps involved in Critical Thinking?
  6. The Big Bang cannot explain where matter originated.
  7. We should apply critical thinking to communications and information that we receive from:
  8. The members of the Trinity do not all have the same eternal qualities.
  9. “Mom, may I have a smart phone?”  All of my friends have one” is an example of:
  10. The main point of the cosmological argument for the existence of God is to show that the universe was caused by some agent that was neither part of the universe nor itself was caused.
  11. “One of the most important aspects of the ___________ argument is that it provides purpose for creation.”
  12. Muslims and Jews believe in the Trinity the same as Christians.
  13. The Anthropic Principle makes an argument based on order in the universe that was designed to accommodate life.
  14. The word “cosmos” is a Greek word that refers to:
  15. When a shooting takes place at a school, arguing that the reason it occurred was because of gun laws alone is what type of fallacy?
  16. “You can’t trust my opponent.  Here she is speaking to you on the values of abstinence and abstinence education. Everyone knows she had a child out of wedlock while a teenager herself” is an example of:
  17. The term critical in critical thinking literally means to be unaccepting of any opinion outside of one’s own beliefs.
  18. William Paley’s “Watchmaker” parable is an example of which argument for the existence of God?
  19. Making a judgment on the basis of one or even a few samples is what type of fallacy?
  20. The Design Argument is formally called the:

Set 2

  1. An argument is an attempt to offer evidence to demonstrate the soundness of an opinion.
  2. The two primary ways evidence is gathered: data gained from an external source and ________.
  3. When a shooting takes place at a school, arguing that the reason it occurred was because of gun laws alone is what type of fallacy?
  4. Everyone has a right to an opinion but that does not make every opinion accurate or correct.
  5. The Design Argument is formally called the:
  6. According to the text book, personal experience is not an argument for the existence of God.
  7. An argument against an action on the unsupported assertion that it will lead to a much worse condition is what type of Fallacy?
  8. Critical thinking:
  9. To demonstrate the Design Argument, Powell uses the analogy of a:
  10. Presenting another person’s argument in a weak, misrepresented, or exaggerated form in order to win the argument is what type of fallacy?
  11. The Argument from Design, observes nature, and concludes that it demonstrates randomness rather than intentionality or a plan.
  12. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam all describe an intelligent designer.
  13. The Big Bang cannot explain where matter originated.
  14. Selective Perception is arguing a point by selecting and presenting only the evidence that supports one’s current position or opinion.
  15. Based on the Old Testament, it is clear that the Bible teaches monotheism. On the other hand, the New Testament is not so clear.
  16. The term critical in critical thinking literally means to be unaccepting of any opinion outside of one’s own beliefs.
  17. According to Powell the “Big Bang theory” fails to address the issue of sufficient cause.
  18. William Paley’s “Watchmaker” parable is an example of which argument for the existence of God?
  19. An argument that justifies a course of action because “everyone else is doing it” is an example of:
  20. “Evidence does not exist to prove humans were created by God therefore man was not created by God” is an example of:

Set 3

  1. Which of the following is an argument used to explain the existence of God?
  2. The Design Argument is formally called the:
  3. We should apply critical thinking to communications and information that we receive from:
  4. “Raising an irrelevant issue to divert attention from the primary issue” is which of the following Informal Logical Fallacies:
  5. An argument against an action on the unsupported assertion that it will lead to a much worse condition is what type of Fallacy?
  6. The term critical in critical thinking literally means to be unaccepting of any opinion outside of one’s own beliefs.
  7. is analogy used by the textbook to describe the Trinity.
  8. Oversimplifying a complex issue to make it seem that only two options are possible is an example of a False Dilemma Fallacy.
  9. Selective Perception is arguing a point by selecting and presenting only the evidence that supports one’s current position or opinion.
  10. An argument is an attempt to offer evidence to demonstrate the soundness of an opinion.
  11. God is Holy according to which passage of Scripture.
  12. The Holy Spirit is omnipresent, but not omniscient.
  13. The main point of the cosmological argument for the existence of God is to show that the universe was caused by some agent that was neither part of the universe nor itself was caused.
  14. The Big Bang cannot explain where matter originated.
  15. Accepting the opinions of others as one’s own opinion without applying critical thinking skills to that opinion is what type of decision-making?
  16. People from the city of ________________ were noted in the Bible as being of “noble character”, because they went to the scriptures to see if what Paul was saying was true.
  17. “Evidence does not exist to prove humans were created by God therefore man was not created by God” is an example of:
  18. The word “cosmos” is a Greek word that refers to:
  19. Critical thinking involves:
  20. Indecision, not making a decision, is actually a decision in itself.
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