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Self Test A on Knowledge & Vocabulary associated with Choice #7  

Respond to each of the 10 multiple choice questions below by typing the number 1 to 5 of the answer you wish to select in the response box. When finished, click "process your responses".

1. Careful reading of the first part of the ORDERLY AND EXPLICABLE theme suggests that its acceptance is associated with valuing __________________ --something that those who fully embrace the MAGIC theme canít point to.

1) successful predictions                      2) control of nature                          3) right relationships     

4) the proper place of matter                           5) none of the above

2.  Careful reading of the MAGIC  theme suggests that its embrace is at least partly associated with putting faith in ___________.

1) a science yet to be born       2) pseudoscience         3) old rituals and practices        4) myths         5) folklore 

3. Those who prefer the MAGIC  theme over the ORDERLY AND EXPLICABLE theme believe that _______________________.

  1) many now mysterious aspects of Reality will eventually be fully understood   

  2) many now mysterious aspects of Reality will eventually fit into a reworked  scientific conceptual framework      

3) we should celebrate mysteries          4) new technology may result out of what is now mysterious

5) many now mysterious aspects of Reality will always defy understanding    

 

4.  Careful reading of the MAGIC  theme suggests the documented slight benefit of taking a placebo can be attributed to _______________________________. 

1) belief in God               2) belief in oneís doctor             3) the healing power of faith in something unspecified   

4) pharmaceutical drug companies                             5) none of the above

5. The word ______________ can be defined or described as "incorrect presentation of something in a particular time frame."

1)  ephemeral                                      2)  divination                               3) epiphany  

4) enigmatic                                       5) anachronism

  

6. The word ______________ can be defined or described as "readily apparent, in plain sight, understandable."

1)  manifest                                      2) empirical                                 3)  enigmatic 

4)   homeopathic                             5)   anachronistic

  

7.  The word ______________ can be defined or described as "revealing hidden knowledge as in foretelling or predicting future events."

1)  dogmatic                                   2)   enigmatic                        3)  divination

4)   debunking                                 5) manifestation 

  

8. The word ______________ can be defined or described as "based on observation or experience."

1)  anachronism                        2)  empirical                             3) aberration  

4)  abstraction                          5) manifestation

  

9.  The word ______________ can be defined or described as "a pseudoscientific alternative medical procedure."

1) cosmology                      2)  theology                              3)  divination 

4)  homeopathy                            5) paternalism 

   

10.  The word ______________ can be defined or described as "puzzling, inexplicable, mysterious."

1)  enigmatic                                     2)  empirical,                               3) manifest  

4)    anachronistic                             5) ineffable 

  

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