The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Test | Final Test - Medium

Matt Ridley
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 121 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is a common suggestion for why people need intelligence?
(a) The desire to look better than others.
(b) Slow instincts.
(c) Learning.
(d) Ability to improve themseleves.

2. What animals are only interested in exclusive fidelity?
(a) Bears.
(b) Gibbons.
(c) Gorillas.
(d) Humans.

3. How do males fantasize?
(a) They concentrate on the sexual act itself.
(b) They only think about one woman.
(c) They do not fantasize.
(d) They think of several women.

4. Who argues that the mind is made up of many different "modules" that have evolved over time such as "fear snakes" and various cheater detection mechanisms?
(a) Tooby.
(b) Cosmides.
(c) No one.
(d) Cosmides and Tooby.

5. What do genes provide?
(a) Positive traits to pass down.
(b) The basis for the limits and the capabilities of humans.
(c) A holding tank for DNA.
(d) The survival of a species.

Short Answer Questions

1. Our notions of beauty do not seem to be _________.

2. What causes a man's brain to change in the womb?

3. What is most male to male battle over in tribes?

4. When was polygamy stamped out?

5. According to some arguments, why did larger brains evolve?

Short Essay Questions

1. What also seems to work with evolution to create changes in men and women?

2. From the Red Queen Theory, what do we learn about cheaters?

3. What happens to children that do not learn language early?

4. Who is the most likely to participate in incest?

5. What does the author think about the debates against nature versus nurture?

6. What do women prefer to be?

7. What do men prefer to be?

8. Why does the author think that humans developed intelligence?

9. What biological incentives are passed down to many males?

10. When given pictures with landscapes and people, what differences do boys and girls have?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 601 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature from BookRags. (c)2016 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.