The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Leaders of the eighteenth and nineteenth century did not dispute __________.
(a) scientists in general
(b) medical findings
(c) scientific errors
(d) racial ranking

2. The answer to #48 also tried to show the entities with a higher ranking had to repeat the _________ of those with lower ranking.
(a) work
(b) education
(c) growth stages
(d) illnesses

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

4. Craniometry is used for the _______ status of the people ranked at the bottom of the hierarchy.
(a) intelligence
(b) racial
(c) inferior
(d) educational

5. "For the past two centuries, scientific claims have become the primary agent for validating Plato's ________."
(a) Argument
(b) Story
(c) Life
(d) Myth

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Bean felt that the ______, or front part of the brain, was smaller in women than in men.

3. Louis Pierre Gratiolet wanted to prove that __________ brains were bigger than __________ brains.

4. Flaws in the experimental design, according to Gould, do not lead to _________ in the numbers.

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

(see the answer key)

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