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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  A Clovis point, made via pressure flaking
  This adult gorilla uses a branch as a walking stick to gauge the water's depth; an example of technology usage by primates.
  Hand axes from the Acheulian period
  This adult gorilla uses a branch as a walking stick to gauge the water's depth; an example of technology usage by primates.

Question 2: These include primates such as ________, some dolphin communities,[46][47] and crows.
HumanBonoboChimpanzeeCommon Chimpanzee

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  A Clovis point, made via pressure flaking
  By the mid 20th century, humans had achieved a mastery of technology sufficient to leave the atmosphere of the Earth for the first time and explore space.
  This adult gorilla uses a branch as a walking stick to gauge the water's depth; an example of technology usage by primates.
  The wheel was invented circa 4000 BC.

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  A Clovis point, made via pressure flaking
  Hand axes from the Acheulian period
  The invention of the printing press made it possible for scientists and politicians to communicate their ideas with ease, leading to the Age of Enlightenment; an example of technology as a cultural force.

Question 5: The advantages of copper tools over stone, bone, and wooden tools were quickly apparent to early humans, and native copper was probably used from near the beginning of ________ times (about 8000 BC).
Vinča cultureCucuteni-Trypillian cultureLinear Pottery cultureNeolithic

Question 6: [51] West African chimpanzees also use stone hammers and anvils for cracking nuts,[52] as do ________ of Boa Vista, Brazil.
Squirrel monkeyWhite-headed CapuchinCentral American Squirrel MonkeyCapuchin monkey

Question 7: According to archaeologists, the ________ was invented around 4000 B.C.
SpokeAutomobileWheelTransport

Question 8: In immediate wake of ________, for example, in the United States it was widely considered that technology was simply "applied science" and that to fund basic science was to reap technological results in due time.
World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 9: Some critics see these ideologies as examples of scientism and techno-utopianism and fear the notion of ________ and technological singularity which they support.
BioethicsHuman enhancementTranshumanismEmerging technologies

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Hand axes from the Acheulian period
  The invention of the printing press made it possible for scientists and politicians to communicate their ideas with ease, leading to the Age of Enlightenment; an example of technology as a cultural force.
  A Clovis point, made via pressure flaking
  This adult gorilla uses a branch as a walking stick to gauge the water's depth; an example of technology usage by primates.
















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