LAS 432 Midterm Exam
1. (TCO 1) A
characteristic of the Neolithic revolution was the movement of people to
2. (TCO 1) In the
Neolithic Revolution, the growth of communities was a result of
3. (TCO 1) Francis Bacon
argued that scientific method differed from logic and mathematics in that
4.(TCOs 2 & 8) Edgerton
counters the theory of distinct successive technological revolutions by
5.(TCOs 2 & 8) The
introduction of four uniform time zones in the United States was a direct
6.(TCO 4) Which of the
following is NOT a characteristic of Wiki art?
7.(TCO 4) In Wiki art,
the artist is
8.(TCO 4) According to
Winner, the use of computer technologies to supervise workers is
9.(TCO 4) According to
Winner, the design of a hoe (el cortito),reflects a political relationship
10.(TCO 8) The term
Luddite refers to
11.(TCO 11) Which of the
following is considered a scholarly resource?
12.(TCO 12) Bill Joy
compares the threat of self-replicating nanotechnology with the use of living cells in genetic
engineering. the use of uranium in nuclear weapons. the threat of neo-Luddites.
the proliferation of chemical weapons.
13.(TCO 12) The three
technologies that Bill Joy states are the greatest threat in the 21st century
14. (TCO 12) The
unintended effects of e-mail are
15. The intended reader of a scholarly resource would be
16.During the Protestant Reformation, the printing press created a new
desire for books.
Winner argues that some
technologies have become so fully integrated in our society that they have
actually taken on social roles.
An example of this would be