Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion Test | Final Test - Medium

Edward Larson
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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. On Wednesday (15th), the judge recalls the jurors and instructs each side to do what?
(a) Enter items into evidence.
(b) Examine, cross-examine the first witness.
(c) Call opening witnesses in turn.
(d) Give opening statements.

2. Bryan comes how many days before the trial, giving him control over the "stage" of Dayton until defense arrival?
(a) 9.
(b) 5.
(c) 3.
(d) 7.

3. Who has already been debating with Bryan for years over the teaching of evolution?
(a) Charles B. Davenport.
(b) Henry Fairfield Osborn.
(c) Ben G. McKenzie.
(d) J. McKeen Cattell.

4. That weekend (11th-12th), most prosecutors go where?
(a) Mountains.
(b) Remain in Dayton.
(c) Chattanooga.
(d) Knoxville.

5. Other writers follow Allen's unintentional reconstructions and view the trial as the last stand of what?
(a) Darrow's defense of Scopes.
(b) Christian fundamentalism.
(c) Teaching evolution in schools
(d) Darwin's theory of evolution.

Short Answer Questions

1. Sunday afternoon (12th), Bryan gives a speech outside the court, but he cannot speak about what issue there?

2. How soon does Bryan die after the trial ends?

3. Bryan immediately goes on the offense for his crusade, revising what would have been his closing argument into what?

4. Scopes leaves following the verdict to study where?

5. Under defense questioning, the students state that they were both still attending what?

Short Essay Questions

1. What witnesses does the prosecution call?

2. Why is it important when Darrow ended?

3. Henry Fairfield Osborn approaches the trial in what fashion?

4. Why are court proceedings moved to the courthouse lawn?

5. How does Davenport prepare for the trial?

6. Why does the prosecution object to Darrow questioning Metcalf?

7. What does Bryan do upon conclusion of the Scopes trial?

8. How is Bryan at the center of the pretrial publicity?

9. What is the issue over the morning prayer at the trial?

10. How do fundamentalists approach modernists and evolutionists to debate?

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