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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. Most major newspapers take what position?
(a) Support prosecution.
(b) Support defense.
(c) Equal attention to both sides; middle view.
(d) Equal attention; express no opinion.
2. The defense openly issues what daily notices?
(a) Which expert witnesses may testify, possible strategies.
(b) All witnesses who will testify, all possible strategies.
(c) Which expert witnesses may testify.
(d) Which possible strategies they may follow.
3. Tennessee outlaws teaching that denies the biblical account of creation, so the defense wants to show what?
(a) Evolution theory is proven, biblical interpretations differ.
(b) Biblical interpretations, evolution theory are compatible.
(c) Biblical interpretations are inaccurate.
(d) Biblical interpretations differ.
4. The trial opens on Friday. What is the date?
(a) August 10, 1925.
(b) May 10, 1925.
(c) June 10, 1925.
(d) July 10, 1925.
5. Why is Darrow's rebuttal critical when the prosecution argues that the majority should be able to decide what is taught?
(a) Plans to show different interpretations of biblical passages.
(b) Plans to show that the text Scopes uses teaching evolution has official approval.
(c) Plans to forego closing argument, cutting out prosecution's plans.
(d) Plans to show both biblical accounts and evolution must be taught..
Short Answer Questions
1. The public displays what regarding formal debates over support and opposition to the evolution theory?
2. How soon does Bryan die after the trial ends?
3. Because of the high publicity, how do the potential jurors feel?
4. Who, at the time, sees the trial as a clear-cut victory for the defense or the prosecution?
5. How does the prosecution handle jury selection?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Bryan do the first weekend after jury selection?
2. What transpires in the 1950s?
3. Henry Fairfield Osborn approaches the trial in what fashion?
4. How does the questioning of the jury proceed?
5. What witnesses does the prosecution call?
6. Why is Monday, the second trial date, essential for the defense?
7. Which side is seen as the true winner of the Scopes trial?
8. Why are court proceedings moved to the courthouse lawn?
9. What early legal issues echo the argument that is before the court?
10. What is the issue over the morning prayer at the trial?
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