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. If inferiority is cultural, then it can be changed by __________ factors
(a) governmental
(b) biological
(c) educational
(d) environmental

2. Who was the data analyst for the answer to #55?
(a) Morton
(b) Gould
(c) Milton
(d) No one

3. In America, the theory of polygeny was supported by Louis __________.
(a) Agassiz
(b) Hume
(c) Agassi
(d) Smith

4. Gould goes on to say that science has not been constrained by _________.
(a) numbers
(b) data
(c) ideas
(d) facts

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Each person is assigned a single ________ that determines his ranking on the scale.

3. Who was the skull collector that had more than one thousand different skulls?

4. The answer to #55 was known as a _________ because he looked for small differences between species.

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

(see the answer key)

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