The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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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. Blumenbach believed differences in races might be linked to __________.
(a) DNA
(b) climate
(c) water supply
(d) dood

2. What kinds of weaknesses is Gould looking to find in the arguments of other scientists presented in this book?
(a) Ethical
(b) Scientific
(c) Psychological
(d) Spiritual

3. Socrates says that class is ____________.
(a) Useful
(b) Inhumane
(c) Unneccesary
(d) Predetermined

4. Science means looking for the ________ based on facts.
(a) theory
(b) reality
(c) truth
(d) answer

5. Which view was based on the story of Adam and Eve?
(a) Polygenism
(b) Monogenism
(c) Racial ranking
(d) Recapitulation

Short Answer Questions

1. David Hume was a believer in the superiority of the _______ and polygeny.

2. "Plato relied upon dialectic, the Church upon __________."

3. The craniometry argument is the first __________ argument that has been offered.

4. Craniometry is used for the _______ status of the people ranked at the bottom of the hierarchy.

5. What was the most famous work of the man in #59?

(see the answer key)

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