The Selfish Gene Multiple Choice Test Questions

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Chapter 1

1. What fundamental question does Dawkins want to consider?
(a) Why do genes exist?
(b) Why do people exist?
(c) Why does DNA exist?
(d) Why do molecules exist?

2. How does the author define intelligent life?
(a) As life that distinguishes itself from other life.
(b) As life that creates lasting communications.
(c) As life that asks where it came from.
(d) As life that tries to define itself.

3. How common does Dawkins say doubt about evolution is?
(a) He says it's nonexistent.
(b) He says it's common.
(c) He says it's in everyone.
(d) He says it's rare.

4. What two opposites does Dawkins say he is examining the biology of?
(a) Selfishness and altruism.
(b) Individuality and community.
(c) Rationality and emotionalism.
(d) Self-centeredness and other-centeredness.

5. What does Dawkins say that evolution is about?
(a) The good of an individual person.
(b) The good of an individual gene.
(c) The good of a particular DNA combination.
(d) The good of a species.

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