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Question 1: Rather than seeing the relationship between practice and theory as a dichotomy, there is a growing body of ________ academics across a number of disciplines who use practice as part of their research methodology.
Screen media practice researchThe artsPractice researchAcademia

Question 2: ________, another student, established the New Academy.
PlatoArcesilausCarneadesSpeusippus

Question 3: Among the earliest research journals were the Proceedings of meetings of the ________ in the 17th century.
Copley MedalMichael AtiyahRoyal SocietyGeorge Porter

Question 4: In the same way that a ________ would attain the status of master carpenter when fully qualified by his guild, a teacher would become a master when he had been licensed by his profession, the teaching guild.
CarpentierGenetic genealogyGenealogical DNA testCarpenter (surname)

Question 5: One had to go to a monastery to learn about ancient ________ and Rome and the wealth of information created in those societies.
PortugalGermanyGreecePoland

Question 6: Academia takes its name from the ________, a sanctuary outside the city walls of ancient Athens.
XenocratesAcademyPorphyry (philosopher)Proclus

Question 7: ________, the chief experimenter of the Royal Society, emptied the Duke's vial into a circle on a table and dropped a spider in the centre of the circle.
EnglandChristopher WrenScientific revolutionRobert Hooke

Question 8: By extension Academia has come to connote the cultural accumulation of ________, its development and transmission across generations and its practitioners and transmitters.
TruthCausalityEmpiricismKnowledge

Question 9: Some believe that, as a number of ________ professors retire, the academic job market will rebound.
Cold WarBaby Boom GenerationRichard NixonBaby boomer

Question 10: In these gardens, largely planted and enhanced with statuary by its previous owner ________, the philosopher Plato conversed with followers who believed Plato would enlighten them.
AlcibiadesPericlesCimonThemistocles
















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