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Meme: Quiz


Question 1:
Meme, Consciousness and Tabula rasa are all:
Cultural anthropology Philosophy of mind Evolutionary psychology Futurology

Question 2: Principal criticisms of memetics include the claim that memetics ignores established advances in other fields of cultural study, such as sociology, cultural anthropology, ________, and social psychology.
Cognitive neuropsychologyNeuropsychologyMemoryCognitive psychology

Question 3:
When was the Meme?
February 2009
February 2009

Question 4: The discipline of memetics, which dates from the mid 1980s, provides an approach to ________ of cultural information transfer based on the concept of the meme.
Sociocultural evolutionSociologyTalcott ParsonsUnilineal evolution

Question 5: Cultural ________ exemplifies one practice in which one can expect a higher rate of meme-replication — because the meme for separation creates a barrier from exposure to competing ideas.
SeparatismParliamentary systemRacismAzerbaijan

Question 6: According to the ________, the word mneme appears in English in 1921 in L.
United KingdomOxford English DictionaryJames Murray (lexicographer)Dictionary

Question 7: The British scientist ________ used the word "meme" in The Selfish Gene (1976) as a basis for discussion of evolutionary principles in explaining the spread of ideas and cultural phenomena.
Richard DawkinsThe God DelusionThe Ancestor's TaleIntelligent design

Question 8: [1] Dawkins wrote that evolution depended not on the particular chemical basis of genetics, but only on the existence of a self-replicating unit of transmission – in the case of biological evolution, the ________.

Question 9: Memes that propagate less prolifically may become ________, while others may survive, spread, and (for better or for worse) mutate.
Holocene extinctionEvolutionConservation biologyExtinction

Question 10:
Meme, Rani Lakshmibai and Revelstoke, British Columbia are all:
All pages needing cleanup Words coined in the 1970s Cultural anthropology Units of information (cognitive processes)

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