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. A perfect correlation graph between two variables would show ________________.
(a) up and down lines
(b) one line
(c) shaded areas in the corners
(d) overlapping vectors

2. Which was the top-ranked race in practitioners of racial ranking?
(a) Chinese
(b) Indians
(c) Blacks
(d) Whites

3. Burt seemed to have increased his sample of patients from fewer then 20 to more than ________ in a number of publications. This irregularity began the undoing of his work's findings.
(a) 50
(b) 100
(c) 1000
(d) 150

4. Leaders of the eighteenth and nineteenth century did not dispute __________.
(a) scientists in general
(b) racial ranking
(c) medical findings
(d) scientific errors

5. Factor analysis was the _________ technique to be used in intelligence testing, even thought Burt went about it the wrong way.
(a) only
(b) worst
(c) best
(d) easiest

Short Answer Questions

1. Which was the second-ranked race for the practitioners of racial ranking?

2. Gould thought that Eysenck's arguments were the result of __________ correlations.

3. Havelock found that _________ males were more effeminate.

4. ______________ is a way of measuring the relationship between variables.

5. Louis from #55 believed that there were different centers of _________.

(see the answer key)

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