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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. David Hume was a believer in the superiority of the _______ and polygeny.
(a) white female
(b) black race
(c) white race
(d) white child
2. Hume believed there was never a __________ nation that wasn't made of white men.
(a) conflict ridden
3. The argument of _______________ is the basis for believing that measuring the intelligence of an individual allows a measure of worth or value to be attached.
(a) biological evolution
(b) biological transfiguration
(c) biological destiny
(d) biological determinism
4. Gould does not believe that ____________ change reflects changes in social concepts.
5. What does Gould want to find in science that will support the idea that biological determinism is a result of social prejudice?
(a) Errors in correlation
(b) Cultural influences
(c) Bad data systems
(d) Faulty logic
Short Answer Questions
1. The answer to #55 was known as a _________ because he looked for small differences between species.
2. "For the past two centuries, scientific claims have become the primary agent for validating Plato's ________."
3. When did craniometry first appear in the study of intelligence?
4. Gould also wants to look for problems in the ___________ data.
5. The answer to #48 said that humans were distinguished from _________ by the human's ability to improve himself.
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