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Yes! Attack rolls for spells are attack rolls, per the page you cite, so they can critical.
No. I don't think there is quite a rule that covers this. But the damage from Witch's Bolt's add on feature would be counted the same way as other kinds of no-save damage is counted (Magic Missile for example. It's not a part of the attack roll's damage roll, and thus is not doubled if you roll a critical on the original attack.
B r u t a l C r i t i c a l Beginning at 9th level, you can roll one additional weapon damage die when determining the extra damage for a critical hit with a melee attack. This increases to two additional dice at 13th level and three additional dice at 17th level on a Longsword the weapon damage die is 1d8 so extra 1d8 on a Maul the weapon damage die id ...
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