A very popular book that discusses common grammatical errors is called Eats, Shoots and Leaves. This book title is humorous because the __________ ambiguity allows for two possible interpretations of the thought: (1. a person had a meal, pulled out and fired a gun, and then exited, or (2. an animal consumes both shoots and leaves as part of its diet. A. semantic B. lexical C. structural D. morphemic Question 2 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The __________ state refers to a problem-solving condition in which a person has incomplete or unsatisfactory information. A. initial
B. boggled C. inadequate D. misinformed Question 3 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Which of the following statements regarding Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences is the most accurate? A. Any person can be strong in any combination of multiple types of intelligence. B. Each of the intelligences is based on genetics, so there is no real way a person can “develop” intelligence. C. Each person has one and only one strong intelligence, which is countered by one and
only one deficient intelligence. The other six will cluster around being “average.” D. Research has found that the older we get, the more strengths we have in different types of intelligence. Question 4 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points The term book knowledge most resembles __________ intelligence from the theory of Robert Sternberg. A. analytic B. emotional C. practical D. academic
Question 5 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points During a lecture on the dangers of stereotypes, Dr. Humphrey stated to her class, “As an example of a commonly held stereotype, some people believe that African-American individuals are less intelligent than Caucasian individuals.” A student in her class who was not paying attention only heard her say, “African-American individuals are less intelligent than Caucasian individuals.” Clearly there will be a problem based on this miscommunication, but the real issue is that the __________ of the issue that was provided by the teacher was different than that which was received by the student. A. communication B. schema C. point of view D. framing Question 6 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Linguistic __________ states that different languages impose different conceptions of reality. A prime example of this is the fact that the ancient Mayan culture had no word that meant “zero,” and thus their reality did not include a concept of the “absence of value.”
A. morphism B. determinism C. relativism D. phonemics Question 7 of 40 2.5/ 2.5 Points Randi loves to cook, but unfortunately she finds herself almost incapable of creating meals by just “throwing together” different ingredients. She requires a recipe to make her dishes, and she follows those recipes precisely as written. According to Robert Sternberg, which type of intelligence does Randi fail to demonstrate in her cooking skills?
- Summer '16