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A characteristic of the Neolithic revolution was the movement of people to villages because

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A characteristic of the Neolithic revolution was the movement of people to villages because

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.

2.According to Cowan, the pre-Civil War railroad system did not constitute a technological system because

all the railroad lines were owned by the same company.
different gauge tracks prevented integration as a network.
there were too many east-west trunk lines.
it had sustained too much damage from the war.

3. Rapid urbanization in Britain during the 19th century was the result of

new enclosure laws in rural areas.
a shift from household production to factory production.
a growing dependence upon steam power.
All of the above.

4. During the Protestant Reformation, the printing press

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.

5. In Wiki art, the artist is

a trained professional with computer skills.
acknowledged for each individual contribution.
anyone who collaborates on creating and recreating a piece.
usually a CGI expert

6. Winner argues that some technologies have become so fully integrated in our society that they have actually taken on social roles. An example of this would be

a telephone answering machine.
a computerized surveillance system.
‘el cortito’.
All of the above.

7. The term Luddite refers to

investors in industrial society.
church leaders who supported child labor.
workers who rejected new technologies.
politicians who resisted factory reforms.

8. Which of the following is NOT a scholarly resource?

Journal of the American Medical Association

http://journalofaccountancy.com

Chicago Tribune
www.econlib.org

9. Bill Joy argues that the most dangerous aspect of GNR technologies is

that they require rare and expensive materials.
that developers need access to highly protected information.
they are only in the hands of a few.
their ability to self-replicate.

10. The unintended effects of e-mail are

social isolation.
blurring of our public and private lives.
increased threats to privacy.
All of the above

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