Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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 | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Harari say serves as the foundations and pillars of human societies?

2. Why did the U.S. ban creating three parent babies?

3. When did the idea of having green lawns around dwellings begin?

4. During the Agricultural Revolution humans silenced animals and plants. During the Scientific Revolution humans silenced what or whom?

5. What global health campaign wiped out smallpox?

Short Essay Questions

1. What type of warfare does Harari say could allow small countries and groups to fight superpowers?

2. Why does Harari say that "Sugar is more dangerous than gunpowder" (15)?

3. How did John Stuart Mill describe happiness?

4. How did hunter-gatherers perceive the relationship between humans and animals?

5. What necessities are provided for domesticated animals?

6. What did Harry Harlow's experiments with monkeys demonstrate?

7. What culture invented writing and money?

8. What strategy do people with no real power use to influence political change?

9. What do monotheists believe is the human spark that makes homo sapiens superior to other animals?

10. According to Harari, what is the cause of most misunderstandings between science and religion?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What is "The Odd Couple" Harari refers to in the title of Chapter 5? Explain why he chose the title.

Essay Topic 2

Upon what basis do modern scientists dismiss the existence of God and the existence of the human soul?

Essay Topic 3

What does Harari mean by the expression "the sanctity of written records"?

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