Tales of ghosts and spiritual phenomena that make the news are usually dreamed up by country bumpkins or other people with too much time on their hands, The ghost of Missisisippi River Belle supposedly plagued a number of river boat captains on their trips down the Mississippi in the 1960s. but as with all those stories, it turns out that a couple of young hooligans were causing all the ruckus. The same is truefor crop circles that have been sprouting up in fileds cross Mississippi this year. I saw my son and a couple of his friends making the circles last night, trying to create a great “hoax”. Any reasonable preson would understand that tales of ghost throughout the country is created in the same way. not by phantasmal creatures but by juveniles looking to stir up some fun.
Q1, The assertion of Mississsippi River Belle ghost was a hoax serves which of the following functions in the argument?
A) It is argument of conclution.
B) It is a piece of evidence offered in support of the conclution.
C) It is a subsidiary conclution on which the main conclution is based.
D) It is a reiteration of the main point for the purpose of emphasis.
E) It is an inference from a general promise
The current proposal to drill oil in Alaska is not the answer to our nation's oil need. The proposal supports are the notorious RefineCo and GasPump corporations that have been looking for new place to drill for past half century and have never been satisfied with the amount oil they have been able to extract, their dissatisfaction us likely to continue, so there is no reason to destroy another wildlife refuge to appease their greed.
Q. flaw in this argument is that the author
A) support the conclution by relying entirely on circlear argument.
B) avoid addressing the merit of the proposal by focusing on the proposal's supporter.
C) use emotionally charge words like notorious and greed that must never be used in an argument.
D) assumes that there is no implication for the future in past events