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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 was the scientific director of the Manhattan project?
(a) Albert Einstein.
(b) Franklin D. Roosevelt.
(c) Harry S. Truman.
(d) J. Robert Oppenheimer.
2. What piece of technology existed in 1860?
(a) The radio.
(b) The television.
(c) The telegraph.
(d) The internal combustion engine.
3. What is the path to freedom?
4. What other use for nuclear weapons was suggested by Edward Teller?
(a) Fireworks displays.
(d) Home heating.
5. Who do not know enough not to ask important questions?
Short Answer Questions
1. In a year, how many school days are there in Japan compared to the 180 of the United States?
2. What disease does quinine help relieve the symptoms of?
3. How is the name 'Spee' pronounced?
4. What advantage does science have over history?
5. What does ACLU stand for?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Sagan, why do we stereotype?
2. How are scientists generally portrayed on television?
3. What is the difference between science and faith healing?
4. According to Sagan, what is 'perhaps the greatest museum exhibit?' What does it not have?
5. Describe the response that Carl Sagan's article in Parade magazine received from readers?
6. What did James Clerk Maxwell achieve?
7. What is the distinction between science and 'shamanism' or religious doctrine?
8. What is the relationship between ancient hunters and scientists?
9. What happens to students between kindergarten and graduating high school?
10. What lessons can be learned from the legal system and applied to matters of politics, economics, religion, and ethics?
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