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Unformatted text preview: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q6:The primary purpose of the passage is toA. provide evidence in support of the view that human beings are essentially rational and selfishB. use a particular study to challenge the argument that the economic behavior of human beings may be motivated by factors other than selfishnessC. compare certain views about human nature held by theoretical economists with those held by experimental economistsD. describe a study that apparently challenges theoretical economists’ understanding of human economic behaviorE. suggest that researchers may have failed to take into account the impact of certain noneconomic factors in designing a study of human economic behavior3Answer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q7:The passage implies that the results of the Ultimatum Game undermine theoretical economists’ characterization of human beings byA. demonstrating that most people are inclined to try to maximize their own advantage whenever possibleB. indicating that people who do not have the option of negotiating might behave more generously than do those who have the option of negotiatingC. illustrating how people’s economic behavior depends to some extent on how large a sum of money is involvedD. showing that most people instinctively place their own economic self-interest ahead of the interest of strangersE. suggesting that people’s economic behavior might in part be motivated by factors other than selfishnessAnswer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q8:The author refers to the sum of one dollar (line 21) in order toA. question the notion that the amount of money involved significantly affected players’ behaviorB. provide an example of one of the rare offers made by proposers that was less than 20 percentC. illustrate the rationality of accepting even a very small offerD. suggest a reason that responders rejected offers that were less than 20 percentE. challenge the conclusion that a selfish and rational proposer should offer a responder the smallest possible shareAnswer: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q9:All of the following are expressly mentioned in the passage as factors that did notsignificantly affect players’ behavior EXCEPT theA. players’ level of schoolingB. amount of money to be sharedC. ages of the playersD. players’ professionsE. genders of the playersAnswer: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Q10 to Q12:Linda Kerber argued in the mid-1980’s that after the American Revolution(1775-1783), an ideology of “republican4Linemotherhood” resulted in a surge of edu-(5)cational opportunities for women in theUnited States. Kerber maintained thatthe leaders of the new nation wantedwomen to be educated in order to raisepolitically virtuous sons. A virtuous citi-(10)zenry was considered essential to the...
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