Eugenics: Quiz


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Question 1: In a historical and broader sense, eugenics can also be a study of "improving human genetic qualities." Advocates of eugenics sought to counter what they regarded as ________ dynamics within the human gene pool.
Richard LynnPioneer FundIntelligence quotientDysgenics

Question 2: The most famous example of the influence of eugenics and its emphasis on strict racial segregation on such "anti-miscegenation" legislation was Virginia's ________.
Buck v. BellHarry Hamilton LaughlinAnti-miscegenation lawsRacial Integrity Act of 1924

Question 3: Other ancient civilizations, such as Rome, ________[38] and Sparta, practiced infanticide through exposure as a form of phenotypic selection.

Question 4: Notable members of the American Eugenics Society (1922–94) during the second half of the 20th century included Joseph Fletcher, originator of ________; Dr.
Situational ethicsPhilosophyJewish philosophyChristian philosophy

Question 5: Many eugenicists took inspiration from the selective breeding of animals (where ________ are often strived for) as their analogy for improving human society.
PurebredHorseBreed registryHorse breeding

Question 6: The idea of "genius" and "talent" is also considered by ________, a founder of the American Sociological Society (now called the American Sociological Association).
William Graham SumnerAmerican Anti-Imperialist LeagueMoorfield StoreyHerbert Spencer

Question 7: As a social movement, eugenics reached its height of popularity in the early decades of the ________.
20th century events21st century20th century19th century

Question 8: Negative eugenic policies in the past have ranged from attempts at segregation to sterilization and even ________.
RacismGenocideHate speechEthnic cleansing

Question 9: In the event the condition in question was a heterozygous ________, the problem is that by eliminating the visible unwanted trait, there are still many carriers for the genes without, or with fewer, phenotypic effects due to that gene.
AlleleDominance (genetics)GeneticsChromosome

Question 10: Wells, Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, ________, George Bernard Shaw, John Maynard Keynes, John Harvey Kellogg, Linus Pauling[13] and Sidney Webb.
L'ŒuvreLes Rougon-MacquartÉmile ZolaL'Argent

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