Beliefs 2

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  • 1. 
    Is Picasso's Woman Descending A Staircase art or an example of mathematical reductionism?
  • 2. 
    Why might this Dirac equation be considered beautiful?
  • 3. 
    Write out one good knowledge question about mathematics.
  • 4. 
    Explain the role of FAITH as a Way of Knowing.
  • 5. 
    What does each symbol in this equation mean?  How is this an example of elegance?
  • 6. 
    What do we mean by beauty and elegance in math or science?
  • 7. 
    Can beauty mean the same thing in both science and art?  Explain how.
  • 8. 
    Cows sleep standing up
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The moon revolves around the earth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Air is made of particles
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The 'snap' of a whip is caused when the whip breaks the sound barrier
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Babies can hear in the womb
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The phases of the moon are caused by the moons' rotation on its axis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Humans are descended from chimpanzees
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Germany is to blame for World War I
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Americans have not landed a man on the moon
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Steve Jobs was the original founder of Microsoft before Bill Gates kicked him out.  Jobs then started Apple.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Centipedes have 100 legs
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Hitler was German
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    The Russians were to blame for the Cold War
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    One kilo of lead is heavier than a kilo of feathers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Horoscopes are real
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Canada has always been a nation of peacekeepers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Cracking your knuckles will give you artheritis
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Eating chocolate will cause acne
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Shaving causes hair to grow back thicker
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    We only use about 10% of our brains
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Eating carrots can be good for your night vision
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Vitamin C will prevent the common cold
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    Your heart stops when you sneeze
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 31. 
    Going out with wet hair can result in catching a cold
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 32. 
    You lose 90% of your body heat through your head
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 33. 
    Fat people have a lower body metabolism
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Vitamins do not give you energy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Opening an umbrella indoors is unlucky
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    You can catch poison ivy from someone who has it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Reading in dim light will damage your vision
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Hair and fingernails continue to grow after death
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
    Swallowed gum can stay undigested in your stomach for 7 years
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    Drinking warm milk can make you sleepy
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    Touching a toad can give you warts
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Eating your breadcrusts will make your hair curly
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    You can't get pregnant the first time you have sex
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    Bats cannot see
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 45. 
    Drinking coffee will sober you up
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 46. 
    If your nose itches, someone must be thinking of you
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 47. 
    A special compound when added to pool water will detect urine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 48. 
    The Great Wall of China is the only made man object visible from the moon
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    Tapping the sides of a pop can will prevent the contents from foaming over when you open it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    On the Spring and Fall equinox, eggs will perfectly balance on their ends
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    A study undertaken by the World Health Organization has determined that red heads will be extinct in 200 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    Coca-Cola used to contain cocaine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    Dr. Seuss wrote Green Eggs and Ham after being challenged by his editor that he could not write a book using only 50 words
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    There are bones of Old Boys buried under the RNS chapel.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    You can pop popcorn with cell phones.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    Batteries work better in cold weather
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    Part of RNS is built on a landfill (dump)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    At one time, Prefects used to beat other students with sticks for punishment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 59. 
    Hot water boils at a lower temperature than does cold water.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 60. 
    Christ was born on December 25th, 2014 years ago.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 61. 
    Di-hydrogen monoxide should not be used in the RNS dining hall.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 62. 
    Students should not be allowed to micturate while at school
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    Thespians should not be allowed in the military
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 64. 
    African Americans comprise only 13% of the total  US population.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 65. 
    A whole number added to another whole number will always equal a whole number.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      I don't know

  • 66. 
    Is math discovered or invented?
    • A. 

      Discovered

    • B. 

      Invented

    • C. 

      Both

  • 67. 
    Which of the following do you feel provides the greatest certainty in terms of knowledge and truth?  That is, the knowledge that we acquire from this Area of Knowledge is the most trustworthy.
    • A. 

      Science

    • B. 

      Religion

    • C. 

      Math

    • D. 

      Art

    • E. 

      History