Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Chapter 9 Retelling the Story.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In defending conscientious objectors and war protesters, National Civil Liberties Bureau activists see that what are not the same?
(a) Majority rule, freedom of education.
(b) Majority rule, freedom of religion.
(c) Majority rule, liberty.
(d) Majority rule, freedom of spech.

2. The jury lets the judge impose the minimum fine of how much?
(a) $10.
(b) $1.
(c) $100.
(d) $250.

3. The public displays what regarding formal debates over support and opposition to the evolution theory?
(a) Fascination.
(b) Quickly waning attention.
(c) Disinterest.
(d) Moderate curiosity.

4. Both sides use the media in attempts to throw off the other. How?
(a) Both sides broadcasting much falsely to confuse.
(b) Keeping quiet or broadcasting everything possible.
(c) Keeping quiet or broadcasting virtually all falsely.
(d) Both sides broadcasting as much as possible to confuse.

5. By choosing the trial moment that he selects in his Introduction, what does the author do?
(a) Draws readers in, frames the rest of his work.
(b) Provides an overview of evolutionary theory.
(c) Outlines subsequent chapters.
(d) Affords background of Darrow, Bryan.

Short Answer Questions

1. Another ACLU worry, if both Darrow and Bryan work on the trial, is that it would become a clash between what?

2. Darrow is what for contempt due to comments he makes the previous Friday; charges the judge dismisses when he apologizes?

3. Darrow's practice shifts slowly to criminal law where he often seeks to challenge traditional ideologies of what?

4. It seems an irregular case as the ACLU is paying litigation costs, and the prosecution is acting under whom?

5. After the war, the cultural crisis grows worse for fundamentalists and they begin to take what action?

(see the answer key)

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