The Mismeasure of Man Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Binet was commissioned in 1904 to find a way to identify children who ______________.

2. Binet believed that not all intelligence was ___________.

3. ______________ is a way of measuring the relationship between variables.

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

5. Gould thought that Eysenck's arguments were the result of __________ correlations.

Short Essay Questions

1. What was Binet's major worry about the work he was doing with intelligence testing?

2. What were the three rules Binet set up to help prevent the misuse of his test?

3. What do correlations not imply in regards to the studies in which they are used?

4. What did E.D. Cope believe affected the value of a person and the determination of their inferiority?

5. What did Binet do in order to fulfill the obligations of his commission in 1904?

6. What did Louis Bolk have to say about whites and blacks?

7. Where did Alfred Binet first begin his study of human intelligence?

8. What did Gould feel about Eysenck's arguments for black inferiority?

9. What did Ellis find happened to men who were living in urban areas?

10. What does Cesare Lombroso have to say about criminal behavior?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Samuel George Morton was a collector of skulls, which lead to his own studies in the ranking of individuals. But Gould is not so sure Morton is as careful with his research as many once thought.

Part 1: What did Morton do with the skulls he had collected and measured?

Part 2: What was Morton's conclusion based on his measurements of the skills?

Part 3: What was the problem Gould found with Morton's work, "Crania Americana"?

Part 4: What are the four conclusions Gould draws about Morton's work?

Essay Topic 2

One of the popular craniometry scientists was Robert Bennett Bean. This Virginian physician again tried to find the differences between whites and blacks in order to prove the disparity of intelligence.

Part 1: What did Bean gather data on for his research study?

Part 2: What was Bean claiming as the results of his research? What were the differences between the two races?

Part 3: What were 2 of the 4 arguments Gould had again Bean's research?

Essay Topic 3

What's interesting is the Binet seems to be the one scientist who is concerned about how his findings would be used in everyday life and for everyday people.

Part 1: What was Binet worried about in regards to the tests he administered?

Part 2: What were the three rules Binet devised in order to ensure his test would not be misused?

Part 3: What did Binet suggest young children with learning issues might need?

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