Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Test | Final Test - Medium

Yuval Noah Harari
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 191 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Test | Final Test - Medium

Yuval Noah Harari
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 191 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In medieval Europe, if people wanted the answer to an important question, they would do which of the following?
(a) Think about their experiences and read scriptures.
(b) Read scriptures and use logic.
(c) Read scriptures and pray.
(d) Ask their priest.

2. What has replaced deploying large armies in today's military?
(a) Cybersecurity and satellite jamming.
(b) Drones and satellite photos.
(c) Drones and cyber-worms.
(d) Misleading social media information.

3. The first Cognitive Revolution made Homo sapiens rulers of the planet. What could the Second Cognitive Revolution do?
(a) Make changes to Homo sapiens DNA.
(b) Give Homo sapiens the universe.
(c) Make Homo sapiens into Homo deus.
(d) Make Homo deus lords of the galaxy.

4. Humans can do whatever they choose and are only constrained by what?
(a) Their power in society.
(b) Their understanding of technology.
(c) Their access to education.
(d) Their own ignorance.

5. The scientific formula led to breakthroughs in disciplines such as astronomy, physics, and medicine, but it could not deal with what issues?
(a) Social trends.
(b) Free will.
(c) Questions of value and meaning.
(d) Religious observance.

Short Answer Questions

1. What life-changing experience did journalist Sally Adee have when she used a battlefield simulator?

2. What does Harari claim is necessary for scientific advancements?

3. What kept people in the Middle Ages from making advances in science?

4. What revolutionary strategy did Oakland Athletics manager Billy Beane use to select the best baseball players?

5. What is Watson being trained to do to help the medical field?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did the computer Watson do that changed the perception of artificial intelligence?

2. What happened in 1975 that was a blow to the liberalism ideology?

3. In the mid-twentieth century, what was the treatment used for individuals with epilepsy when all other treatments failed?

4. What is the modern covenant Harari refers to?

5. What experience changed journalist Sally Adee's life after she tested the battlefield simulator in Ohio?

6. What are the two religions Harari says will develop to take the place of traditional religion?

7. What do socialist humanists claim happens when liberal humanists focus only on themselves?

8. Politicians and economists insist growth is vital for what three reasons?

9. What is socialist humanism?

10. What happens when everyone begins using the same oracle and believing the same oracle?

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