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. One of the perceived problems of Lombroso's theory was the need to call _________ criminals.
(a) women
(b) animals
(c) children
(d) whites

2. Burt's papers and data were ____________, which seems to be when his falsifications began.
(a) archived
(b) assembled into books
(c) destroyed
(d) moved

3. Cesare Lombroso thought that ____________ behavior is hereditary.
(a) criminal
(b) political
(c) sexual
(d) social

4. Negative correlation is given by vectors going in ____________ directions.
(a) opposite
(b) straight
(c) the same
(d) curved

5. Louis Bolk felt blacks were not totally ___________.
(a) pointless
(b) inept
(c) necessary
(d) useful

Short Answer Questions

1. Sir Cyril Burt was a medical tester who studied ___________.

2. When Burt's sample increased, his correlation between pairs for IQ _________.

3. Who was the data analyst for the answer to #55?

4. If inferiority is cultural, then it can be changed by __________ factors

5. Who was the skull collector that had more than one thousand different skulls?

(see the answer key)

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