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Question 1: Boiled-frog, page at ________'s website, maintained by James Fallows, that tracks prominent usage of this metaphor
Vanity Fair (magazine)The AtlanticHarper's MagazineThe New Republic

Question 2: In September 2009, TV personality ________ did a demonstration on his show in which he seemingly threw a frog into a pot of boiling water.
Glenn Beck (TV program)Glenn Beck ProgramGlenn BeckFox News Channel

Question 3: In philosophy the boiling frog story has been used as a way of explaining the ________.
Bertrand RussellSorites paradoxFuzzy logicEpistemology

Question 4: It is also used in ________ to illustrate the idea that change needs to be gradual to be accepted.
CorporationBusinessCorporate lawCompanies law

Question 5: [13] ________ used a version of the story in his presentations and the 2006 movie An Inconvenient Truth to describe ignorance about global warming.
Lloyd BentsenBill ClintonJoe LiebermanAl Gore

Question 6: This may be in support of a ________ argument.
AmbiguitySlippery slopeBegging the questionIgnoratio elenchi

Question 7: [5] Economist ________ used the story as a metaphor in a July 2009 column, while pointing out that real frogs behave differently.
Lawrence SummersJoseph StiglitzPaul SamuelsonPaul Krugman

Question 8: [8][9][10][11] It has also been used by ________ to warn about slow erosion of civil rights.
Robert NozickLibertarianismIndividualist anarchismAnarcho-capitalism

Question 9: In 1995, Professor Douglas Melton, of the ________ Biology department, said, "If you put a frog in boiling water, it won't jump out.
Brown UniversityHarvard UniversityHarvard CrimsonRutgers University

Question 10: Zug, curator of reptiles and amphibians at the ________, also rejected the suggestion, saying that "If a frog had a means of getting out, it certainly would get out."[2]
Smithsonian InstitutionArts and Industries BuildingFreer Gallery of ArtNational Museum of Natural History

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