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cooperation was required to maintain the new technologies. numbers were necessary for defense. more workers were needed for the factories. only the priests knew how to make fire. Question 2. 2. (TCOs 2 & 8) During the Protestant Reformation, the printing press (Points : 5) created a new desire for books. became popular in Muslim countries. was used by the Catholic church to fight heresy. helped to satisfy a growing demand for vernacular books. Question 3. 3. (TCOs 2 & 8) Rapid urbanization in Britain during the 19th century was the result of (Points : 5) new enclosure laws in rural areas. a shift from household production to factory production. a growing dependence upon steam power. All of the above Question 4. 4. (TCOs 2 & 8) The introduction of four uniform time zones in the United States was a direct result of (Points : 5) the widespread introduction of mechanical clocks from China. the loss of influence of the Catholic church. the impact of a fully integrated railroad system. the growth of commercialized farming in the 20th century. Question 5. 5. (TCO 4) In Wiki art, the artist is (Points : 5) a trained professional with computer skills. acknowledged for each individual contribution. anyone who collaborates on creating and recreating a piece. usually a CGI expert. Question 6. 6. (TCO 8): The most culturally influential class in Industrial Britain was (Points : 5) the urban proletariat. the land-owning aristocracy. the growing number of factory workers. the wealthy middle classes. Question 7. 7. (TCO 8) The term Luddite refers to (Points : 5) investors in industrial society. church leaders who supported child labor. workers who rejected new technologies. politicians who resisted factory reforms. Question 8. 8. (TCO 11) Which of the following is considered a scholarly resource? (Points : 5) Chicago Tribune Journal of the American Medical Association Dr. Phil www.nbc.com Question 9. 9. (TCO 12) The term nanotechnology was first used to refer to (Points : 5) genetically engineered crops. production technology. communication between multiple cells. early personal computers. Question 10. 10. (TCO 12) In China, much research into genetically modified organisms is sponsored by the state, but in the west, research is (Points : 5) primarily publicly funded. left solely to research universities. driven by a handful of large for-profit corporations. guided by public input and consultation. 1. You must complete all three essays. These essays are worth 50 points each, so please take the time to think through your answers and review them before submitting. These essays should be a minimum of five paragraphs in length each. They should contain a clear thesis statement in the first paragraph (an answer to the question!). Make sure your explanation is clear and that you provide specific examples. Any quotes from the readings or external materials must include quotation marks and an in-text citation. Failure to identify quoted material could result in a 0 for the exam and a formal academic dishonesty charge. (TCOs 1 & 2) Do you agree with the assertion that we are now living in a third-great technological transformation—the Knowledge Revolution? Have computers truly changed our lives so much that we can call this a revolution like the Industrial Revolution of the 18th century? Support your answer providing specific comparisons from the two periods. (Points : 50) Question 2. 2. (TCOs 4 & 8) Discuss the Neolithic Revolution, citing its importance in terms of laying the groundwork for the ongoing development of technological advances throughout history. Utilize specific examples in order to better illustrate your arguments. (Points : 50) Question 3. 3. (TCOs 3 & 4) How have changes in communications technologies affected how we write and what we write? How do Wikis and blogs compare to traditional forms such as textbooks and newspaper editorials? Please be specific. (Points : 50)

cooperation was required to maintain the new technologies.

 numbers were necessary for defense.

 more workers were needed for the factories.

 only the priests knew how to make fire.

Question 2. 2. (TCOs 2 & 8) During the Protestant Reformation, the printing press

(Points : 5) 

 created a new desire for books.

 became popular in Muslim countries.

 was used by the Catholic church to fight heresy.

 helped to satisfy a growing demand for vernacular books.

Question 3. 3. (TCOs 2 & 8) Rapid urbanization in Britain during the 19th century was the result of

(Points : 5) 

 new enclosure laws in rural areas.

 a shift from household production to factory production.

 a growing dependence upon steam power.

 All of the above

Question 4. 4. (TCOs 2 & 8) The introduction of four uniform time zones in the United States was a 

direct result of

(Points : 5) 

 the widespread introduction of mechanical clocks from China.

 the loss of influence of the Catholic church.

 the impact of a fully integrated railroad system.

 the growth of commercialized farming in the 20th century.

Question 5. 5. (TCO 4) In Wiki art, the artist is (Points : 5) 

 a trained professional with computer skills.

 acknowledged for each individual contribution.

 anyone who collaborates on creating and recreating a piece.

 usually a CGI expert.

Question 6. 6. (TCO 8): The most culturally influential class in Industrial Britain was (Points : 5) 

 the urban proletariat.

 the land-owning aristocracy.

 the growing number of factory workers.

 the wealthy middle classes.

Question 7. 7. (TCO 8) The term Luddite refers to (Points : 5) 

 investors in industrial society.

 church leaders who supported child labor.

 workers who rejected new technologies.

 politicians who resisted factory reforms.

Question 8. 8. (TCO 11) Which of the following is considered a scholarly resource? (Points : 5) 

 Chicago Tribune

 Journal of the American Medical Association

 Dr. Phil

 www.nbc.com

Question 9. 9. (TCO 12) The term nanotechnology was first used to refer to (Points : 5) 

 genetically engineered crops.

 production technology.

 communication between multiple cells.

 early personal computers.

Question 10. 10. (TCO 12) In China, much research into genetically modified organisms is sponsored by 

the state, but in the west, research is (Points : 5) 

 primarily publicly funded.

 left solely to research universities.

 driven by a handful of large for-profit corporations.

 guided by public input and consultation.

1. You must complete all three essays. These essays are worth 50 points each, so please take 

the time to think through your answers and review them before submitting. 

These essays should be a minimum of five paragraphs in length each. They should contain 

a clear thesis statement in the first paragraph (an answer to the question!). Make sure your 

explanation is clear and that you provide specific examples. Any quotes from the readings or 

external materials must include quotation marks and an in-text citation. Failure to identify quoted 

material could result in a 0 for the exam and a formal academic dishonesty charge.

(TCOs 1 & 2) Do you agree with the assertion that we are now living in a third-great technological 

transformation—the Knowledge Revolution? Have computers truly changed our lives so much that we can 

call this a revolution like the Industrial Revolution of the 18th century? Support your answer providing 

specific comparisons from the two periods. (Points : 50) 

Question 2. 2. (TCOs 4 & 8) Discuss the Neolithic Revolution, citing its importance in terms of laying the 

groundwork for the ongoing development of technological advances throughout history. Utilize specific 

examples in order to better illustrate your arguments. (Points : 50) 

Question 3. 3. (TCOs 3 & 4) How have changes in communications technologies affected how we 

write and what we write? How do Wikis and blogs compare to traditional forms such as textbooks 

and newspaper editorials? Please be specific. (Points : 50)

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