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Question 1: Thomas Kuhn in his 1962 book ________ discussed this problem in detail.
AristotleIsaac NewtonThe Structure of Scientific RevolutionsHistory of science

Question 2: At this point, new theories would be sought out, and eventually one paradigm would triumph over the old one — a cycle of ________ rather than a linear progression towards truth.
FalsifiabilityScientific revolutionPseudoscienceParadigm shift

Question 3: Scientific consensus is not by itself a scientific argument, and it is not part of the ________.
SciencePseudoscienceRelationship between religion and scienceScientific method

Question 4: This theory was first postulated in 1982 by ________ and Robin Warren but was widely rejected by the medical community which believed that no bacterium could survive for long in the acidic environment of the stomach.
Andrew FireCarol W. GreiderElizabeth BlackburnBarry Marshall

Question 5: In 2005, Warren and Marshall were awarded the ________ for their work on H. pylori[7]
Barbara McClintockStanley Cohen (biochemist)Salvador LuriaNobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Question 6: the theory of ________ as the cause of stomach ulcers.
Escherichia coliPeptic ulcerHelicobacter pyloriPseudomonas aeruginosa

Question 7: He proposed that scientific consensus worked in the form of "________", which were interconnected theories and underlying assumptions about the nature of the theory itself which connected various researchers in a given field.
AristotleParadigmPseudoscienceScientific method

Question 8: Scientific consensus is the collective judgement, position, and opinion of the community of ________ in a particular field of study.
ScientistScientific methodScienceNatural science

Question 9: the theory of punctuated equilibria proposed by ________ and Niles Eldredge which is still debated but becoming more accepted in evolutionary theory.
Stephen Jay GouldRichard DawkinsEvolutionary biologyDawkins vs. Gould

Question 10: [5] Several examples of new concepts gaining acceptance when supported by accumulating evidence are present in the relatively recent ________.
Scientific revolutionScientific methodHistory of scienceRelationship between religion and science


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