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Question 1:
Who did the editing for The Birth of a Nation?
James C. McKay
Joseph Henabery
Suresh Urs
Wong Wing-Ming

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  A racist political campaign poster from the 1866 Pennsylvania gubernatorial election
  The burnt out remains of Govinda's Indian Restaurant in Fiji, May 2000
  Drawings from Josiah C. Nott and George Gliddon's Indigenous races of the earth (1857), which suggested black people ranked between white people and chimpanzees in terms of intelligence.
  People Show (V√∂lkerschau) in Stuttgart (Germany) in 1928.

Question 3: The same year that Kipling published his poem, Joseph Conrad published Heart of Darkness (1899), a clear criticism of the ________ owned by Leopold II of Belgium.
Second Congo WarBelgian CongoCongo Free StateEarly Congolese history

Question 4: Following the expulsion of most Sephardic Jews from the Iberian peninsula, the remaining Jews and ________ were forced to convert to Roman Catholicism, becoming "New Christians" which were despised and discriminated by the "Old Christians".

Question 5:
Which of the following is a quote about/from Aleister Crowley?
different. I chose the impossible. I chose...
left| Opus 20 number 5 nnThird movementnnby Oblivion quartet
Every number is infinite; there is no difference.
left| Opus 20 number 5 nnMinuet movementnnby Oblivion quartet

Question 6: The 14th century North African Arab sociologist, ________, has often been mistranslated to fit the needs of colonial propaganda.
Ibn KhaldunEarly Islamic philosophyMuqaddimahIslamic philosophy

Question 7: ________ himself opposed the idea of rigid racial differences in The Descent of Man (1871) in which he argued that humans were all of one species, sharing common descent.
EvolutionCharles Darwin's educationCharles DarwinCharles Darwin's religious views

Question 8: However, the US Government's ________ has announced that the most complete mapping of human DNA to date indicates that there is no distinct genetic basis to racial types.
Human Genome ProjectHuman evolutionChimpanzee genome projectEvolution

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  An anti-discrimination poster in a Hong Kong subway station, 2005
  13th century slave market in Yemen. Yemen officially abolished slavery in 1962. In the struggle for emancipation of slaves in the Islamic world, there was double-layered racism that favored the white slaves.[69]
  An improvised camp for Soviet prisoners of war. Between June 1941 and January 1942, the Nazis killed an estimated 2.8 million Red Army POWs, whom they viewed as "subhuman".[86]
  Drinking fountain from mid-20th century with African-American drinking

Question 10: In The Will to Knowledge (1976), Foucault analyzed another opponent of the "race struggle" discourse: ________'s psychoanalysis, which opposed the concepts of "blood heredity", prevalent in the 19th century racist discourse.
Immanuel KantSigmund FreudExistentialismWilliam James

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