Self Society and Technology: Quiz 1                      Name:____________________

  1. Which of the following best describes sixteenth century French philosopher Rene Descartes' views on the intelligence of animals?
    1. Only humans think.
    2. "Higher" nonhuman animals think, but not "lower" animals like sponges and clams.
    3. All animals think, even sponges and clams.
    4. All of the above.

 

  1. Which of the following best describes Hauser's views on the intelligence of his pocket calculator.
    1. It doesn't even really calculate.
    2. Calculation isn't thinking.
    3. Both of the above.
    4. None of the above.
  2. Who said, "The way you live is the way you die."
    1. Rene Descartes
    2. Mance Lipscomb
    3. Henry Frankenstein in the movie Frankenstein.
    4. Victor Frankenstein in the book Frankenstein.
  1. What does "intentionality" mean?
    1. Free will.
    2. Meaning, or "aboutness.
    3. Feelings, or sensations.
    4. Conscious awareness.
  1. What does "autonomy" mean?
    1. Free will.
    2. Meaning, or "aboutness.
    3. Feelings, or sensations.
    4. Conscious awareness.
  1. Which of the following makes a being sentient?
    1. Free will.
    2. Meaning, or "aboutness.
    3. Feelings, or sensations.
    4. Rationality.
  1. Who said, "It may be that I'm intended to know the secret of life.  It may be part of the divine plan."?
    1. Victor Frankenstein in the novel Frankenstein.
    2. Henry Frankenstein in the movie Bride of Frankenstein.
    3. Henry Frankenstein in the movie Frankenstein.
    4. All of the above.

 

  1. Who said, "I reflected on the work I had completed, no less a one  than the creation of a sensitive and rational animal"?
    1. Victor Frankenstein in the novel Frankenstein.
    2. Henry Frankenstein in the movie Bride of Frankenstein.
    3. Henry Frankenstein in the movie Frankenstein.
    4. Both A and C.
  2. Who asked "And what was I?"
    1. Victor Frankenstein in the novel Frankenstein.
    2. The monster in the novel Frankenstein.
    3. Henry Frankenstein in the movie Frankenstein.
    4. The monster in the movie Bride of Frankenstein.
  1. What is "frankenfood"?
    1. Food made with genetically engineered corn, soy, etc.
    2. Food that's sterilized by exposure to radiation.
    3. Any type of sausage.
    4. A brand of "hot dog helper".
  1. Who said, "The labours of men of genius, however erroneously directed, scarcely ever fail in ultimately turning to the solid advantage of mankind"?
    1. Frankenstein's father in the novel Frankenstein.
    2. Victor in the novel Frankenstein.
    3. Elizabeth in the novel Frankenstein.
    4. Professor Waldman in the novel Frankenstein.
  1. Which of the following happens in the movie Frankenstein
    1. Frankenstein dies.
    2. The monster dies.
    3. Elizabeth dies.
    4. All of the above.
  1. In the novel Frankenstein the monster's name is
    1. William.
    2. Henry.
    3. Clerval.
    4. None of the above.
  1. In which of the following does the monster never speak?
    1. The novel Frankenstein.
    2. The movie Frankenstein.
    3. The movie Bride of Frankenstein.
    4. Both A and B.
  1. What two factors are generally taken to determine the moral status of an individual as a patient (having rights) and an agent (having responsibilities) in theory
    1. In group affiliation and personal relationships.
    2. Personal relationships and rationality.
    3. Sentience and rationality.
    4. In group affiliation and rationality.