The Mismeasure of Man Multiple Choice Test Questions

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1. Which Socrates work is Gould discussing at the opening of this book?
(a) Republic
(b) Apology
(c) Euthyphro
(d) Phaedo

2. What does Socrates believe all people should be?
(a) Educated
(b) Argumentative
(c) Leaders
(d) Honest

3. What is the one category to which Socrates does NOT say people belong?
(a) Craftsman
(b) Auxiliaries
(c) Peasants
(d) Rules

4. Socrates says that class is ____________.
(a) Inhumane
(b) Unneccesary
(c) Useful
(d) Predetermined

5. "For the past two centuries, scientific claims have become the primary agent for validating Plato's ________."
(a) Story
(b) Life
(c) Argument
(d) Myth

6. The argument of _______________ is the basis for believing that measuring the intelligence of an individual allows a measure of worth or value to be attached.
(a) biological transfiguration
(b) biological evolution
(c) biological determinism
(d) biological destiny

7. What is the study of measuring the human head in order to assess intelligence called?
(a) Neurology
(b) Cranial-sacral therapy
(c) Craniometry
(d) Psychology

8. Who is the author of "An American Dilemma?"
(a) Stephen Gould
(b) Socrates
(c) Gunnar Myrdal
(d) Benjamin Franklin

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