101 Midterm - Name:_ MidtermPhilosophy101N I. True/false (1...

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Midterm - Philosophy 101N I. True/false (1 pt. each) T F 1. According to Darwinism, the are principles of order within evolution that make the existence of higher beings (e.g., humans) inevitable. T F 2. According to Darwinism, in rare cases, a given species can emerge without ancestors in a closely related species. T F 3. According to Darwinism, every offspring is a perfect mix of heritable traits from a male and female (assuming the species does not reproduce asexually). T F 4. Darwin presented the first known theory of evolution in biology. II. Multiple Choice : Only the best answer will be counted as correct (2 pts. each) ______ 1. So-called “neo-Darwinism” is Darwin’s theory of evolution coupled with _____. A. theism D. quantum mechanics B. Lamarckian evolution E. the Democratic National Comm. C. Mendelian genetics F. None of the above ______ 2. Each of the three great western religions is ____. A. polytheistic D. deistic B. monotheistic E. None of the above C. pantheistic ______ 3. Biologists once thought that cells could easily evolve from certain kinds of mud. This was possible, says Behe, because of the many _____ in 19 th century biology. A. evolutionary theories D. gene theories B. black boxes E. None of the above C. design arguments ______ 4. According to Behe, an undirected, random view of evolution is _____. A. no longer a viable hypothesis D. a black box B. the only way to understand complexity E. None of the above C. how God chose to create the world ______ 5. According to Ross, the equation for Newton’s universal gravitation,
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