The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through American Polygeny and Craniometry before Darwin.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Black anatomical structure was often compared to that of a __________.
(a) dog
(b) monkey
(c) horse
(d) donkey

2. Gould also wants to look for problems in the ___________ data.
(a) numerical
(b) gender
(c) racial
(d) philosophical

3. The craniometry argument is the first __________ argument that has been offered.
(a) plausible
(b) reliable
(c) scientific
(d) logical

4. Ranking is used to determine that various disadvantaged groups are ______________.
(a) unnecessary
(b) inferior
(c) exemplary
(d) growing

5. What was the most famous work of the man in #59?
(a) Crania
(b) Crania Astounda
(c) Crania Americana
(d) Crania Inca

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Gould, science must be viewed in its ________ context since culture and environment also influence facts and theories.

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

3. Gould wants to know if science added the ___________ data, or......

4. Did a desire for ______ lead to the questions and data to support a predetermined conclusion?

5. The answer to #48 also said that adult blacks were like _______________.

(see the answer key)

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