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Question 1: The title essay discusses the paradox that poor design is a better argument for evolution than good design, as illustrated by the anatomy of the ________'s "thumb"—which is not a thumb at all—but an extension of the radial sesamoid.
Giant PandaLionTigerRaccoon

Question 2: Topics addressed in other essays include the female brain, the Piltdown Man hoax, ________, and the relationship between dinosaurs and birds.
Down syndromeXYY syndromeTurner syndromeTrisomy 18

Question 3: Back to Evolution - by P. B. Medawar, ________
The New York Review of BooksThe AtlanticHarper's MagazineBoston Review

Question 4: The Panda's Thumb is the second volume of collected essays by the Harvard paleontologist ________.
Richard DawkinsDawkins vs. GouldEvolutionStephen Jay Gould

Question 5: Books of the Times - by Christopher Lehmann-Haupt, ________
The New York Times CompanyInternational Herald TribuneThe Boston GlobeThe New York Times


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