Science at the End of the Century, From The Hundred Years War in France by M. D. Backes, 1996, and Corazun
1. Which century is referred to in the first sentence of the Introduction?
2. What did scientists believe they had done at the end of the century mentioned in the Introduction?
(a) Set human beings on a course to immortality
(b) Figured how diseases happened
(c) Drawn an accurate picture of the world
(d) Invented everything that was important
3. What is one thing the Introduction mentions that scientists could not have conceived of at the beginning of the 20th Century?
(a) Electrical lights
(b) Women's voting rights
(c) A cotton gin
(d) The equality of blacks in the culture
4. What do physicists believe in the beginning of the 21st Century?
(a) Any future inventions will be totally predicated upon what was invented in the past two decades.
(b) The physical world has been explained by contemporary theory.
(c) The earth's shift in magnetic fields has totally changed how the physical world works at the atomic level.
(d) The physical world will constantly change and can never be fully understood.
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