A Quiz On Memetics

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A Quiz On Memetics

Memes are all over the internet and can be very humoristic, most of the time. They are defined as a behavior or, again, an idea that spreads from individuals to individuals belonging to a certain culture. Do you think you know enough about them? Why don't you try our funny quiz right now?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's the field of study that circles around memes?
    • A. 

      Nemetics

    • B. 

      Memetics

    • C. 

      Mimics

    • D. 

      Rhymes

  • 2. 
    Who came up with the term "meme"?
    • A. 

      Richard Trents

    • B. 

      Richard Hopkins

    • C. 

      Richard Dawkins

    • D. 

      Richard Wallace

  • 3. 
    From which Greek word does the word "meme" originates from?
    • A. 

      Chimere

    • B. 

      Mimere

    • C. 

      Mimeste

    • D. 

      Mimeme

  • 4. 
    Why are memes compared to genes?
    • A. 

      Because there are so many of them.

    • B. 

      Because they vary in their aptitude to replicate.

    • C. 

      Because they survive

    • D. 

      Because they are heterogeneous

  • 5. 
    What's the condition for a meme to last longer?
    • A. 

      Retention

    • B. 

      Creation

    • C. 

      Humor

    • D. 

      Duplication

  • 6. 
    How do memes reproduce?
    • A. 

      Thanks to creativity

    • B. 

      By copying from a nervous system to another

    • C. 

      Thanks to technology

    • D. 

      Thanks to some software and programs

  • 7. 
    How many general patterns of gene transmission are there?
    • A. 

      7

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      9

  • 8. 
    How many conditions must exist for meme evolution to occur, according to Dawkins?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      4

  • 9. 
    What are memeplexes?
    • A. 

      Clusters of memes

    • B. 

      Complicated memes

    • C. 

      Sophisticated memes

    • D. 

      Very old memes

  • 10. 
    What's the difference between meme and genetic evolution?
    • A. 

      It's that you can actually see memes with your bare eyes

    • B. 

      It's that memes are man made

    • C. 

      It's that memes are not real

    • D. 

      It's that meme evolution can show both Darwinian and Lamarckian traits