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. Experts claimed it was no good to __________ blacks.
(a) understand
(b) educate
(c) listen to
(d) study

2. Binet was commissioned in 1904 to find a way to identify children who ______________.
(a) were bad at math
(b) were autistic
(c) needed special help in school
(d) were unteachable

3. People with ______ had smaller brain sizes than those who were suddenly killed in accidents.
(a) low iron
(b) AIDS
(c) children
(d) diseases

4. What group of students/people, as discovered by their intelligence level in response to Binet's test, was most dangerous and trainable?
(a) Idiots
(b) Morons
(c) Retards
(d) Imbeciles

5. Eysenck noticed that the average ________ of whites exceeds that of blacks.
(a) hair length
(b) height
(c) eye color
(d) IQ

Short Answer Questions

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

2. "______________ proved an irresistible criterion for any scientist who wanted to rank human groups as higher or lower."

3. In America, the theory of polygeny was supported by Louis __________.

4. Gould also wants to look for problems in the ___________ data.

5. It was thought that black brains could not ____________ or absorb information.

(see the answer key)

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