The Mismeasure of Man Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Real Error of Cyril Burt.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Leaders of the eighteenth and nineteenth century did not dispute __________.
(a) medical findings
(b) scientific errors
(c) scientists in general
(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) education
(b) illnesses
(c) work
(d) growth stages

3. Gould wants to reexamine the existing __________ for craniometry and intelligence testing.
(a) scientific researchers
(b) data sets
(c) logic
(d) sciences

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) Imbeciles
(d) Retards

5. One of the perceived problems of Lombroso's theory was the need to call _________ criminals.
(a) women
(b) children
(c) whites
(d) animals

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Galton measure in order to ascertain the intelligence of people?

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

3. Goddard was trying to develop a _____________ scale to measure intelligence.

4. Which race was ranked last in the eyes of the practitioners of racial ranking?

5. It was discovered that there was no general _________ of intelligence as Spearman once thought.

(see the answer key)

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