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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who authored The Biology of British Politics in 1904?
(a) E. M. Forster.
(b) V. W. Richards.
(c) Henri Baudet.
(d) Charles Harvey.

2. Who is most remembered for developing the theory of the Aryan master race?
(a) Simon Ockley.
(b) Joseph Arthur de Gobineau.
(c) Barthelemy d'Herbelot.
(d) Anquetil-Duperron.

3. Who wrote Les Filles du Feau?
(a) Gerard de Nerval.
(b) Sir William Jones.
(c) Claude Levi-Strauss.
(d) Barthelemy d'Herbelot.

4. Who is the author of Daniel Deronda?
(a) George Eliot.
(b) Barthelemy d'Herbelot.
(c) Claude Levi-Strauss.
(d) Sir William Jones.

5. In what year does the author describe the costume for Princeton's tenth-reunion class having been an Arab in Chapter 3?
(a) 1967.
(b) 1805.
(c) 1982.
(d) 1977.

Short Answer Questions

1. Over what period of time was Leopold von Ranke's Weltgeschichte published?

2. Who wrote The Struggle for Existence in Human Society?

3. In an excerpt from Renan's writing in Chapter 2, Renan states, "One sees that in all things the Semitic race appears to us to be an incomplete race, by virtue of its" what (149)?

4. Who is cited in Chapter 3 with the following quote: "The political interest that ties England to India holds British work to a sustained contact with concrete realities, and maintains the cohesion between representations of the past and the spectacle of the present" (264)?

5. Of whom did Sir Hamilton Gibb say at in his obituary notice in 1962, he "never ceased to seek out in later Islamic literature and devotion" (264)?

Short Essay Questions

1. What were the Crusades? When did they occur?

2. Who wrote Le Regne Animal and how was this work connected to Orientalism?

3. How does the author describe the "over-value" of the Orient and the subsequent backlash in Chapter 2 (150)?

4. Who was Gustave E. von Grunebaum and what works did he contribute to Orientalism?

5. Who was Reinhart Dozy and what were his contributions to Orientalism?

6. How does the author describe the "popular images and social science representations" of the Arab in American culture in Chapter 3?

7. How did Wilhelm Dilthey's ideas influence Orientalism?

8. How does the author describe the Orient's depictions in the works of Byron and Hugo in Chapter 2?

9. Who was William Muir? What were his contributions to Orientalism?

10. Who wrote The Struggle for Existence in Human Society? When was it written and what was detailed in the book?

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