World: Quiz


Question 1:
What is the population of World?

Question 2: The English word world continues ________ weorold (-uld), weorld, worold (-uld, -eld), a compound of wer "man" and eld "age", thus translating to "Age of Man".
Old EnglishMiddle High GermanMiddle EnglishGreat Vowel Shift

Question 3: The history of the world is the recorded memory of the experience, around the world, of ________.
Human evolutionHumanHominidaeMind

Question 4: Human history is marked both by a gradual accretion of discoveries and inventions, as well as by quantum leaps________, revolutions—that comprise epochs in the material and spiritual evolution of humankind.
PseudoscienceParadigm shiftFalsifiabilityScientific revolution

Question 5: [3] The Old English continues a ________ *wira-alđiz, also reflected in Old Saxon werold, Old High German weralt, Old Frisian warld and Old Norse verǫld (whence the Icelandic veröld).
Middle High GermanGothic languageProto-GermanicGermanic languages

Question 6:
The population density of World: How many people are there per square kilometre?

Question 7: The growing complexity of human societies necessitated systems of accounting; and from this evolved, beginning in the ________, writing.
Bronze AgeDeverel-Rimbury cultureAncient Near EastBronze Age Britain

Question 8: ________'s work was published in 1329, but the date of its authorship is disputed.
Pope John Paul IICatholic ChurchDante AlighieriPeter Abelard

Question 9: While clarifying the concept of world has arguably always been among the basic tasks of ________, this theme appears to have been raised explicitly only at the start of the twentieth century[38] and has been the subject of continuous debate.
Ancient philosophyWestern philosophyContemporary philosophyMedieval philosophy

Question 10: The world population is the total number of living humans on ________ at a given time.

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