The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Hereditarian Theory of IQ.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. It was thought that black brains could not ____________ or absorb information.
(a) believe
(b) hear
(c) handle
(d) understand

2. Bean felt that the ______, or front part of the brain, was smaller in women than in men.
(a) frontal lobe
(b) corpus callosum
(c) amygdalla
(d) genus

3. Which was the second-ranked race for the practitioners of racial ranking?
(a) Whites
(b) Blacks
(c) Indians
(d) Chinese

4. "Mental testing becomes a theory for enhancing ___________ through proper education."
(a) excellence
(b) potential
(c) intelligence
(d) races

5. What was the nationality of H. J. Eysenck?
(a) British
(b) Swiss
(c) Swedish
(d) German

Short Answer Questions

1. One of the perceived problems of Lombroso's theory was the need to call _________ criminals.

2. Goddard believed the mental deficients should be prevented from ____________.

3. The author of "An American Dilemma" says that Americans and others would only consider the __________ factors when they were forced to.

4. Gould felt that Eysenck's arguments are not based on ___________ facts.

5. How many rules did Binet come up with in order to decrease the likelihood of his test being misused?

(see the answer key)

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