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Faulty Reasoning

Read each statement and decide if it is an example of on of the following:

      a. good reasoning
      b. false analogy
      c. irrelevant argument
      d. generalization
      e. begging the question

Write the correct letter on the line.


People in New York are always in a hurry.


I'm sure he's a bad teacher. He looks mean.


Police officers carry guns, so they are as a bad as criminals.


Lying is bad because people should be honest.


Frank is a good student, so I'm sure he's not a good athlete.


My dog doesn't bark, so he isn't a good watch dog.

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