Peregrine Mini-quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Though they lived thousands of years and thousands of miles apart, both Mayan and Egyptian civilizations build massive ________ by stacking stone blocks to create structures with a large base that tapers to a much smaller top. 
    • A. 

      City gardens

    • B. 

      Elephant sculptures

    • C. 

      Pyramids

    • D. 

      Ferris wheels

  • 2. 
    Which of the following defines simple truth?
    • A. 

      The concept that moral standards we develop for ourselves impact our lives on a daily basis

    • B. 

      The concept that we must bring our personal value systems into a world that we share with people who may have different value systems

    • C. 

      Doing the right thing

    • D. 

      Viewing one's behavior from an intrinsic viewpoint

    • E. 

      Viewing one's behavior from an extrinsic viewpoint

  • 3. 
    Which word does not belong with the others?
    • A. 

      Tire

    • B. 

      Pedal

    • C. 

      Seat

    • D. 

      Handlebar

    • E. 

      Bicycle

  • 4. 
    Buddhism can best be described as a ________ religion
    • A. 

      Polytheistic

    • B. 

      Monotheistic

    • C. 

      Nontheistic

    • D. 

      Agnostic

    • E. 

      Protestant

  • 5. 
    The theory which suggests that culture shapes language and language shapes our culture is ______. 
    • A. 

      Linguistic determinism

    • B. 

      Linguistic relativity

    • C. 

      Sapir-Whorf hypothesis

    • D. 

      Symbolic interaction theory

    • E. 

      Maslow's theory

  • 6. 
    What is the gathering called when people give prepared speeches from various aspects of the same topic?
    • A. 

      A colloquuim

    • B. 

      A conference

    • C. 

      A seminar

    • D. 

      A summit

    • E. 

      A symposium

  • 7. 
    Which of the following published works was written by Ralph Waldo Emerson?
    • A. 

      The Catcher in the Rye

    • B. 

      Self Reliance

    • C. 

      The Grapes of Wrath

    • D. 

      The Scarlet Letter

  • 8. 
    I love the look of the ________ tree in my yard, but I don't like raking its leaves. 
    • A. 

      Flora

    • B. 

      Symbiotic

    • C. 

      Deciduous

    • D. 

      Parasitic

  • 9. 
    In experimental research, the (_______) variable reflects the outcome
    • A. 

      Dependent

    • B. 

      Correlation

    • C. 

      Independent

    • D. 

      Quantitative

  • 10. 
    Assume that the demand curve for iPods shifts to the right and the supply curve for iPods shift to the left, but the supply curve shifts more than the demand curve. As a result (_____). 
    • A. 

      Both the equilibrium price and quantity of iPods will decrease

    • B. 

      The equilibrium price of iPods will decrease; the equilibrium quantity will increase

    • C. 

      The equilibrium price of iPods may increase or decrease; the equilibrium quantity will decrease

    • D. 

      The equilibrium price of iPods will increase; the equilibrium quantity will decrease

  • 11. 
    The popularity of Facebook's development in the mid-2000s helped launch online (_____________) platforms dedicated to connecting users with friends, family, colleagues, and other contacts. 
    • A. 

      Radio

    • B. 

      Television

    • C. 

      Social media

    • D. 

      Semaphone