Unformatted text preview: , but it has not been and so on. However, cortical locus, in itself, turned out to
25 completely proved. have little explanatory value. (B) It is the best explanation of brain processes
currently available. 1. The author mentions ―common currency‖ in line 13 (C) It is disproved by the fact that the various areas primarily in order to emphasize the of the brain are physiologically very similar. (A) lack of differentiation among nerve impulses in (D) There is some evidence to support it, but it fails human beings to explain the diversity of mental experience. (B) similarity of the sensations that all human (E) There is experimental evidence that confirms its beings experience correctness. (C) similarities in the views of scientists who have
studied the human nervous system
(D) continuous passage of nerve impulses through
the nervous system
(E) recurrent questioning by scientists of an
accepted explanation about the nervous
system 7 A Marxist sociologist has argued that racism stems 4. The passage supplies information that would from the class struggle that is unique to the capitalist answer which of the following questions EXCEPT? system—that racial prejudice is generated by capitalists
□ What conditions caused the discrimination
against Oriental people in California in the
early twentieth century?
B What evidence did the Marxist sociologist
□ Line as a means of controlling workers. His thesis works
5 relatively well when applied to discrimination against
Blacks in the United States, but his definition of racial
prejudice as ―racially-based negative prejudgments provide to support his thesis?
□ What explanation did the Marxist sociologist
give for the existence of racial prejudice? against a group generally accepted as a race in any
given region of ethnic competition,‖ can be interpreted
10 as also including hostility toward such ethnic groups as
the Chinese in California and the Jews in medieval 5. According to the passage, the Marxist sociologist‘s Europe. However, since prejudice against these latter chain of reasoning required him to assert that peoples was not inspired by capitalists, he has to reason prejudice toward Oriental people in California was that such antagonisms were not really based on race.
15 (A) directed primarily against the Chinese He disposes thusly (albeit unconvincingly) of both the (B) similar in origin to prejudice against the Jews intolerance faced by Jews before the rise of capitalism (C) understood by Oriental people as ethnic and the early twentieth-century discrimination against competition Oriental people in California, which, inconveniently, (D) provoked by workers was instigated by workers. (E) nonracial in character 8 It would be wonderful to observe a singularity (an 6. Which of the following sentences would most infinitely dense concentration of matter) and probably follow the last sentence of the passage? obtain direct evidence of the undoubtedly bizarre (A) Thus, a physicist interested i...
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