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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Chapter 3 In Defense of Individual Liberty.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which man, Darrow or Bryan, eventually backs down from the challenges the Scopes trial presents?
(a) Neither.
(b) Darrow.
(c) Both.
(d) Bryan.

2. What summer does the title of Edward J. Larson's work refer to?
(a) 1925.
(b) 1922.
(c) 1924.
(d) 1919.

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

4. Darrow defends John Scopes for violating which laws, saying evolution cannot be taught in public schools?
(a) State.
(b) County.
(c) Municipal.
(d) Federal.

5. The ACLU fights curricula, especially any promoting patriotism openly and labeling anything what as bad?
(a) Atheistic.
(b) Darwinian.
(c) Foreign.
(d) Marxist.

Short Answer Questions

1. The combination of what laws result in more students remaining in school beyond the elementary level?

2. Some geologists reconcile biblical accounts with theories of the earth's lengthy geologic past and extinct species by positing how?

3. Bryan involves himself in how many state anti-evolution proposals in 1923?

4. Larson says the defense strategy of calling a prosecutor to the stand to testify as a hostile witness is what?

5. Darrow never specifically asks about what?

(see the answer key)

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