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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How could one describe the factors involved in the formula?
2. Is genocide a common occurrence in human history?
(a) In some cultures.
(b) Only by Western cultures.
3. What was a nickname for these type of people in the civilizations?
(a) Beautiful peasants.
(b) Crazy natives.
(c) Noble savages.
(d) Ignorant beasts.
4. What does the author do in the Epilogue?
(a) He recapitulates the major themes of the text.
(b) He gives his opinion about the history of man.
(c) He avoids discussing the future of mankind.
(d) He starts a new theme.
5. What enabled this population explosion?
(a) Milder weather.
(c) Better technology.
(d) More animals to hunt.
6. What enabled Europeans to pursue their conquests?
(a) They were more powerful and more intelligent.
(b) They had a better understanding about the natural world around them.
(c) They had more people than the native people.
(d) They carried social diseases, had better technology, used advanced writing, and featured large-scale political organizations.
7. How many imminent risks to survival does humanity face?
8. What is the result of this evidence?
(a) Several hundred "words" which are considered likely to be very similar to the original language.
(b) Several "words" which are considered likely to be very similar to the original language.
(c) Several thousand "words" which are considered likely to be very similar to the original language.
(d) Several dozen "words" which are considered likely to be very similar to the original language.
9. How many main motivating rationales does the text propose for the cause of genocide?
10. What is today's human population?
(a) Over five million.
(b) Over five billion.
(c) Over fifteen million.
(d) Over fifty billion.
11. What else does he do in the Epilogue?
(a) He discusses changes in his research since the book was first published.
(b) He argues against several points made in the book.
(c) He reminds the reader of his message.
(d) He reiterates the major events of human evolution and cultural development.
12. What do first contacts involve?
(a) The initial encounter between previously isolated native peoples with previously unknown external peoples who are sometimes more technologically advanced.
(b) The initial encounter between previously isolated native peoples with previously unknown external peoples who are nearly always less technologically advanced.
(c) The first pair of lenses one wears after the use of glasses.
(d) The initial encounter between previously isolated native peoples with previously unknown external peoples who are nearly always more technologically advanced.
13. Does drug abuse cross all social and cultural boundaries?
(a) Only Western cultures.
(c) Only in Third World countries.
14. Why is this gazelle behavior considered dangerous?
(a) Sometimes the lion pursues the stotting gazelle.
(b) Sometimes the lion pursues the stopping gazelle.
(c) Sometimes the lion pursues the trotting gazelle.
(d) Sometimes the lion pursues the stalking gazelle.
15. How were these peoples referred?
(a) The Folter culture.
(b) The Clovis culture.
(c) The Folsom culture.
(d) The Clover culture.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the Green Bank estimates indicate?
2. What was one of the last major first contacts?
3. What is the conclusion of the woodpecker research?
4. What took place during this same time?
5. What is it called when a gazelle sees a lion stalking it and does not run?
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