Welcome to our weekly media literacy quiz. This quiz will test your knowledge of the past week’s events with a focus on facts, misinformation, bias, and general media literacy. Please share and compare your results.
Media Literacy = the ability to critically analyze stories presented in the mass media and to determine their accuracy or credibility.
Media Literacy Quiz for Week of May 13
Test your knowledge with 7 questions about current events, media bias, fact checks, and misinformation.
Rules: No Googling! Use reasoning and logic if you don't know.
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What is the name of the logical fallacy in which someone argues that a claim is true because many people believe it?
Your answer: Begging the question
Correct answer: Appeal to authority
I thought the correct answer would be band wagon. Appealing to authority is citing an “expert” or dropping an expert’s name in an argument.
You are correct. We messed this up. Apologies.