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BEHS103 Quiz 2 New 2016
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Quiz 2

Question 1 Some bird species have the anatomical apparatus required to produce speech.

True

False

Question 2 Which social science discipline is most likely to study the origins of language by studying artifacts?

Anthropology

Gerontology

Sociology

Psychology

Question 3 The birth of telecommunications was marked by the work of:

Alexander Graham Bell

Guglielmo Marconi

Johannes Gutenburg

Samuel Morse

Question 4 The Michelangelo virus had a significant impact on society because:

Computer sales dropped significantly in its aftermath

It raised awareness among users of the potential dangers of Internet use

It infected millions of personal computers

All of the above

Question 5 Whereas communication tools used to be an extension of the physical self, they are increasingly an extension of the mental self.

True

False

Question 6 Which of the following is best characterized as “static” and “unidirectional?”

Web 1.0

Web 2.0

Web 3.0

Web 4.0

Question 7 “Ambient Intimacy” is the illusion of intimacy created by online interaction.

True

False

Question 8 According to ethnographer Stefana Broadbent, social interaction on the Internet is problematic because people are distracted by having to maintain social ties rather than focusing on their work duties.

True

False

Question 9 According to linguist McWhorter, texting is not a legitimate language.

True

False

Question 10 According to study by Malta (2007), which of the following is true about older adults and their use of technology in relationships:

Over half of the older adults studied had engaged in cyber sex

Older adults are reluctant to engage in sexual activity with partners they meet online

The older adults in the study had very limited use of the Internet (less than 1 hour a day)

Researchers are justified in excluding older adults from studies of internet usage

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