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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. What is there so such thing as?
(a) A stupid answer.
(b) A stupid idea.
(c) A stupid question.
(d) A stupid person.
2. Who was the scientific director of the Manhattan project?
(a) Harry S. Truman.
(b) Albert Einstein.
(c) Franklin D. Roosevelt.
(d) J. Robert Oppenheimer.
3. What nation is the best-entertained nation on Earth?
(d) The United States.
4. What did the United States have in its early years?
(a) A sprawling entertainment industry.
(b) One of the highest literacy rates in the world.
(c) A serious problem with crop circles.
(d) The largest economy on the planet.
5. What did Carlos and his manager do to the host of the Australian Today Show?
(a) Leave the set of his show.
(b) Put a curse on him.
(c) Throw water at him.
(d) All of the below.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where is Carlos to appear?
2. According to Alan Cromer, why is science difficult?
3. What do chimps insert reeds into in order to get protein?
4. In a year, how many school days are there in Japan compared to the 180 of the United States?
5. What is CSICOP?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the Alien and Sedition Acts of 1798.
2. What advantage does the idea of the afterlife give a society?
3. What is Carl Sagan's favorite sport? Why?
4. What negative traits sometimes exist in skeptics?
5. How is the baloney detection kit used in this chapter?
6. What great responsibility does science have?
7. What is the story of Carlos?
8. What does Alan Cromer say about the emergence of science? What does Sagan think of this thesis?
9. What is the distinction between science and 'shamanism' or religious doctrine?
10. What happens to students between kindergarten and graduating high school?
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