The Question Concerning Technology Quiz!

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The Question Concerning Technology Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How Heidegger's think generally about technology?
    • A. 

      It is a means to an end.

    • B. 

      It is way of life.

    • C. 

      It is upgraded.

    • D. 

      It is new and faster way of inquiry.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is the true definition of technology?
    • A. 

      It instrumental and psychological.

    • B. 

      It is instrumental aimed at getting things done and anthropological a human activity.

    • C. 

      It is anthropological that make things done on time.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 3. 
    In our ‘age of technology,’ reality can only be present as a raw material as a ‘standing reserve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Heidegger uses the example of a silver chalice, the kind used in the Christian rite of communion, to illustrate the traditional model of the two causes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following means "bringing forth."?
    • A. 

      Aletheia

    • B. 

      Instrumentum

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Poeisis 

  • 6. 
    Heidegger anticipates an objection to his representation of modern technology as, which of the following?
    • A. 

      "a mode of revealing."

    • B. 

      "poeisis"

    • C. 

      Challenging forth

    • D. 

      "way of enframing"

  • 7. 
    The question of the essence of technology, Heidegger now argues, we will come to see that technology is a kind of poeisis, a way of bringing forth or revealing--and, as such, is "the realm of truth".
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The revealing that rules in modern technology are challenging, which puts to nature the unreasonable demand that it supply energy which can be extracted and stored as such.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Heidegger argues, technology transforms humanity itself into standing-reserve.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Heidegger goes on to describe how this fundamental relationship between humanity and the world gives rise to a particular human orientation to the world, an orientation or attitude he calls ______________. 
    • A. 

      Revealing

    • B. 

      Poiesis

    • C. 

      Enframing

    • D. 

      Aletheia