The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Measuring Bodies.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Bean compared the _______ of blacks and whites to prove his view of the inferiority of blacks.
(a) brains
(b) arm lengths
(c) heights
(d) eyes

2. Where was Robert Bennett Bean a physician?
(a) Texas
(b) Ohio
(c) Virginia
(d) Massachusetts

3. Gould says the claims of inferiority are limited to ____________ even thought race, sex, and social class are tied together.
(a) one study
(b) one scientist
(c) one group
(d) one setting

4. The answer to #55 was known as a _________ because he looked for small differences between species.
(a) species expert
(b) microcosm expert
(c) splitter
(d) striker

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Within what century did science become fascinated with numbers?

2. Broca also thought that ________ should be denied the benefits of education due to smaller brains.

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

4. Science means looking for the ________ based on facts.

5. Paul Broca was a professor of surgery in what city?

(see the answer key)

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