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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The craniometry argument is the first __________ argument that has been offered.
(a) logical
(b) reliable
(c) scientific
(d) plausible

2. Paul Broca was a professor of surgery in what city?
(a) Boston
(b) New York
(c) Paris
(d) London

3. Who feels that blacks are inferior and therefore deserve the status of a slave?
(a) Hard liners
(b) Soft liners
(c) Racial ranking experts
(d) Red liners

4. Who was a 19th century anatomist who believed in the theory of polygenism?
(a) Broca
(b) Gould
(c) Serres
(d) Blumenbach

5. Socrates' friend does not believe his ideas, saying that it is a lie and that ________ generations won't believe it, but ________ generations might.
(a) present, future
(b) common, enlightened
(c) poor, rich
(d) future, present

Short Answer Questions

1. Within what century did science become fascinated with numbers?

2. Motor functions are performed at the _________ of the brain.

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

4. Who were like white adolescents?

5. Did a desire for ______ lead to the questions and data to support a predetermined conclusion?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Robert Bennett Bean study as an investigator into craniometry?

2. What did Blumenbach believe the anatomical structure differences between blacks and whites were the result of?

3. Who was Serres, in relation to the polygenism movement? What did he study and find to be true?

4. In the opening of this book, Gould quotes Socrates as saying all people should be educated and that they will belong to whom in order for society to remain stable?

5. What is the special designation that craniometry holds in relation to the study of ranking and intelligence?

6. What were some of the additional factors Gratiolet studied in order to determine the effect of brain size?

7. Define the idea of polygenism.

8. Describe and define the idea of biological determinism.

9. What are the two views that resulted in the study of racial inferiority?

10. What does Gould logically assume to be true in relation to the contents of the brain?

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