Sunday, December 25, 2016

Development Communication - Test on Socio-Cultural Issues (True or False, 25 items)

Dr Abe V Rotor
Living with Nature School on Blog

True or False
____ 1. We are living in Postmodernism era, that is, "we are living ahead of our time in a free fall." T
____ 2. Homogenization refers to inter-racial and inter-cultural marriages, to the nth degree, thus creating various combination ultimately leading to a homogeneous people, thus Homo sapiens. T
____ 3. We Filipinos have earned all tops awards - from sports to science. In fact we have won the Nobel Prize for peace, and another, community service. F
____ 4. The term modern consciously attempts to distinguish itself from what we call traditional such classical music and traditional farming, .T
____5. The European Union has recently voted Russia's membership, primarily because of its oil deposits. F
____6. ASEAN and APEC, if combined in their present structures and functions, make an EU in Asia. F
____7. Today the Avian or bird flu virus has hybridized with the human flu virus forming a virulent form. It has also been found to infect pigs. T
____8. A Chinese scientist predicted that anthrax is going to be the next pandemic human disease. F
____9. In the early 1920s, some 100 million people died of Spanish flu in just 24 weeks – more than the total death due to AIDS in 24 years. T
___10. We are prisoners of our genes, and therefore must accept our fate. F
___11. The church does not have a common stand on liposuction even if it is unnatural and harmful – indeed a violation of ethico-morals. F
___12. Urbanization and industrialization go hand in hand like a couple. T
___13. Biopirating (stealing biological resources) is a form of eco-sabotage. T
___14. The true reason the US and UK attacked Iraq is because Iraq allegedly possessed weapons of mass destruction. T
___15. The so-called Cold War which lasted for 45 years was characterized by polarization of countries into democracy and socialism. T

___16. We must be more concerned with endangered species, rather than endangered ecosystems, since loss of species is definitely irreversible. F
___17. Suicide is precipitated by depression. No one would simply want to end up a good life. T
___18. The rate of suicide is higher in less progressive countries because of poverty. F
___19. Acculturation is all right, as long as the ethnic communities are integrated into the main stream of society. F
___20. Agriculture and ecology are in conflict when it comes to the preservation of the natural environment. T
___21. The richest nation and institution ever on earth is the Vatican, seat of the Roman Catholic church. T
___23. Test tube baby, surrogate motherhood, artificial insemination, GMOs – they go altogether in a package - the most recent in the business world. T
___24. Man and woman have the same intelligence level , as well as physiology – biologically speaking, that is. T
___25. It is all about design. In today’s world, designs tend to be more aesthetic than functional. T

NOTE: Provide the explanation of each of the question with False answer. 

Score Rating: 24-25 Outstanding; 20-23 Very Good; 15-19 Good; 10-14 Average; Below 10, Fail

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