The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Real Error of Cyril Burt.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Craniometry is used for the _______ status of the people ranked at the bottom of the hierarchy.
(a) inferior
(b) educational
(c) intelligence
(d) racial

2. Sir Cyril Burt was a medical tester who studied ___________.
(a) idiots
(b) blacks
(c) twins
(d) white adults

3. In America, the theory of polygeny was supported by Louis __________.
(a) Hume
(b) Agassi
(c) Smith
(d) Agassiz

4. Where was Leon Kamin, the researcher who discovered Burt's flaws, a psychologist at?
(a) Yale
(b) Princeton
(c) Brown
(d) Harvard

5. "s" was considered the product of _________ by both Spearman and Burt.
(a) imagination
(b) opportunity
(c) understanding
(d) training

Short Answer Questions

1. "G" was considered to be _________.

2. Cesare Lombroso thought that ____________ behavior is hereditary.

3. Burt's papers and data were ____________, which seems to be when his falsifications began.

4. "An anatomical theory for ranking __________ - based on entire bodies, not only on heads, - had been found."

5. Gould felt that Eysenck's arguments are not based on ___________ facts.

(see the answer key)

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