Question 1 When it comes to explaining the dominance of African Americans in many sports today, it is important to note that there are verified

Question 1

When it comes to explaining the dominance of African Americans in many sports today, it is important to note that

there are verified physiological differences among the races that help to explain this.

minorities in North America often make their first substantial progress in areas such as sports.

sports team management is often dominated by African Americans.

African Americans are more likely than whites to watch sports.

Question 2

In the Harlows’ research on rhesus monkeys, infant monkeys’ bond to their mothers was based on ____ rather than ____.

nursing; cuddling

feeding; nursing

fear; love

cuddling; nursing

love; personal care

Question 3

At one time, Jews were dominant in boxing.

True

False

Question 4

Today, most social scientists

are extreme environmentalists.

other than psychologists and some criminologists are extreme environmentalists.

accept that adult humans only have a few instincts.

see human beings as the result of an interaction between their biology and their environment.

Question 5

Which of the following has (have) limited research into the behavioral effects of hormones?

Measuring variation in hormone levels has been difficult.

Measuring variation in hormone levels has been expensive.

Many of those best qualified to study hormones have not been trained to study behavior.

Many of those best qualified to study behavior have not been trained to study hormones.

all of the above

Question 6

When Jane Goodall began studying chimpanzees

she was a graduate student and researcher studying under the famous anthropologist Louis Leakey.

she was a young secretary with no college training.

she was an archeologist who had originally come to Africa to search out the remnants of an ancient civilization.

she was a protégé of the famous anthropologist Margaret Mead.

Question 7

Which of the following North American immigrant groups has been known for particularly large increases in height over the past several decades?

Jewish

Asian

African

Irish

Question 8

Washoe, the chimp raised by Beatrice and Allen Gardiner, was

the only chimp ever to be taught language.

unable to communicate with any human beings but the Gardiners.

able to build a vocabulary but unable to form sentences.

able to communicate with some other chimps using sign language.

able to express very rough religious ideas.

 

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