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Question 1: Full House: The Spread of Excellence from Plato to Darwin is a book by evolutionary biologist ________, published in 1996.
Richard DawkinsStephen Jay GouldEvolutionary biologyDawkins vs. Gould

Question 2: Quite the contrary: he shows that all that has happened is that the ________ of the batting average decreased as professional baseball got better and better, causing the extreme value of the distribution—the best batting average—to decrease as well.
VarianceProbability distributionNormal distributionStandard deviation

Question 3: In the first example, Gould explains that the decline of the top ________ does not imply that there has been a decline in the skill of baseball players.
On-base percentageHome runBatting averageGrand slam (baseball)







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