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OAE - Biology: History & Issues in Science Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why might a GMO be harmful?

Question 2 2. The scientific method was largely codified by what philosopher of the Scientific Revolution?

Question 3 3. Technology ethics may include:

Question 4 4. Despite Robert Boyle being a committed empiricist, he also practiced _____.

Question 5 5. Which of the following is an example of a biotechnology made possible by gene sequencing?

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Question 6 6. The traditional interpretation of the Scientific Revolution begins and ends with which two thinkers?

Question 7 7. Fair Use Guidelines for educators includes:

Question 8 8. Which age-old theory did William Harvey disprove?

Question 9 9. Janet and Kyle are planning a debate in which they will play the parts of Kepler and Brahe. Which topic listed would be a central issue of their debate if the debate is to be historically accurate?

Question 10 10. The scientific revolution helped in part to eliminate belief in the following, EXCEPT:

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Question 11 11. Which physiologist conducted research experiments using dogs that provided substantial advances in the field of psychology and human behavior?

Question 12 12. Ethical behavior that should be modeled in a classroom is:

Question 13 13. What does GMO stand for?

Question 14 14. Which of the following was NOT a philosophical development of, or encouraged by, the Scientific Revolution?

Question 15 15. To the knowledge of which of the following did Galileo NOT make a substantial contribution?

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Question 16 16. A cyber crime in the classroom might be:

Question 17 17. The monkey drug trials of 1969 were _____.

Question 18 18. Many of the medical advances of the early modern period were due to the period's increased emphasis on empiricism, which is the gaining of knowledge through _____.

Question 19 19. What rules must psychologists follow when conducting experiments with animals?

Question 20 20. One example of a computer ethic commandment is:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an example of an early biotechnology?

Question 22 22. Why might a GMO be beneficial?

Question 23 23. Which is NOT a benefit of DNA technology?

Question 24 24. Fundamental knowledge of the universe prior to the Scientific Revolution was based on _____, while the new knowledge of the Scientific Revolution was based on observation and experimentation,

Question 25 25. What living organism makes the fermentation of beer a biotechnology?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following professions did Rene Descartes and other deists liken God's actions to be like?

Question 27 27. Antibiotics are compounds capable of killing bacteria. How is this a biotechnology?

Question 28 28. What philosopher took skepticism to its theoretical limit by even questioning his own existence?

Question 29 29. Prior to the Scientific Revolution, the material world was believed to be made up of combinations of four different elements. Which of the following is NOT one of these elements?

Question 30 30. What must happen if an animal is used in research and its life must be terminated?

OAE - Biology: History & Issues in Science Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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