The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. 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 destiny
(b) biological transfiguration
(c) biological evolution
(d) biological determinism

2. Which was the top-ranked race in practitioners of racial ranking?
(a) Blacks
(b) Whites
(c) Chinese
(d) Indians

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

4. 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) Bad data systems
(c) Faulty logic
(d) Cultural influences

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Experts claimed it was no good to __________ blacks.

2. Ranking is used to determine that various disadvantaged groups are ______________.

3. Leaders of the eighteenth and nineteenth century did not dispute __________.

4. Louis from #55 believed that there were different centers of _________.

5. According to Gould, Broca's studies were __________ by his choice of what to observe to provide that white brains were larger than black brains.

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