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French painter and art theorist, Charles Lebrun is the dominant artist of Louis XIV's reign. Credit: Gdr.

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1

True or False, The relation between a linguistic expression and its expresser is a part of pragmatics.

TRUE
FALSE

2

Name an art synonym for grouping.

3

An apparent sign that may be an expression of a thought is a?

4

True or False, “The fact that a group is egoistic and dominant proves that it is well formed and that it approaches the make-up of a man.”

TRUE
FALSE

5

To the Babylonians, this object represented their god Marduk.

6

Yes or No, You are in the middle of an open field of beautifully colored, pleasantly smelling, edible wildflowers. You've just picked one and are now munching on it. You feel you are being watched. You gesture a universal sign of "I won't hurt you, unless you try to hurt me." while turning around. Is pragmatics involved in your situation?

No
Yes

7

Which of the following is likely to be in a control group for assessing a pragmatics?

one or more relations
an accepted set of formats for signs
a liquid nitrogen dewar
an active speaker
a possible artifact
a wide temperature range for respondent stability

8

True or False, The use of dominant groups by Charles Darwin in his Origin of species is the first definitive use of the term.

TRUE
FALSE

9

The Mesoamerican Long Count calendar is an astronomical document produced to help astronomers for what purpose?

predict the end of the Earth
determine the accuracy of local computers
accurately predict the equinoxes
demonstrate that Venus was once a comet
predict when currently dormant volcanoes will erupt
demonstrate that the local pyramids were built by aliens

10

True or False, A dominant group in a society may result in an unequal distribution of resources.

TRUE
FALSE

11

On 19 May 1910, the Earth actually passed through the tail of what comet.

12

Interactions with dominant group members that provide infants with the raw material for recognizing variation in food quality are from what subfield.

13

True or False, The principal difference between ancient astronomical history and archeoastronomy is "cultural interpretations of phenomena in the sky."

TRUE
FALSE

14

Name a classical planet that was not apparently seen in the sky before 5102 b2k

15

True or False, Five institutions whose scholars published the most articles in two major periodicals may be a dominant group.

TRUE
FALSE

16

What type of early calculator is capable of working out several kinds of spherical astronomy problems?

17

True or False, Tally sticks, notched bones dating as far back as 20–30,000 years ago, are believed by some to mark the sunspot cycle.

TRUE
FALSE

18

Which of the following is not a studied characteristic of the early history of astronomy?

the North Polar region
the first celestial globe
radiation
constellations
trained observers of today are different from the observers of antiquity

19

True or False, Analysis of tree rings has revealed a detailed picture of past solar cycles.

TRUE
FALSE

20

"El Caracol" is an observatory at Chichen Itza, Mexico, serving at the very least as an observation

.

21

Psychiatry contains which of the following characteristics of a dominant group?

improved in their performance on verbal tests employed
racism
social disadvantage
spends much time reflecting on nondominant group colleagues
clinical psychologists
migrants

22

True or False, The Sun is a classical planet.

TRUE
FALSE

23

Name a Neolithic monument in England that may have functioned as a celestial observatory

24

Which group of astronomers were the first to keep written records of what they learned about the heavens?

25

What is the name of the oldest recorded star catalog?

26

Which of the following is not a phenomenon associated with the history of optical astronomy?

actuators may be a part of active optics
the Vela satellites were the first devices in space ever to detect optical bursts
Galileo made a telescope with about 3x magnification
Galileo sold his telescopes to merchants
Sidereus Nuncius
a terrestrial telescope or a spyglass could also be used to observe the sky

27

The rising Sun illuminates the inner chamber of Newgrange, Ireland, only at which solstice.

28

Who first proposed the hypothesis that the Sun is at rest, while the Earth and the planets rotate about the Sun?

29

Complete the text:

Pragmatics is an approach to

.

30

True or False, A new archaeological excavation has found a Babylonian telescope for the first time.

TRUE
FALSE

31

The history of astronomy, archaeoastronomy, and the application of historical records to modern astrophysical problems have been included in what astronomy?

32

True or False, The astronomer Clyde Tombaugh is the discoverer of Charon.

TRUE
FALSE

33

A collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II at his then new capital of Jaipur between 1727 and 1733 is known as the

34

True or False, To ancient astronomers stars remain relatively fixed over the centuries while planets move an appreciable amount during a comparatively short time.

TRUE
FALSE

35

The study of place names, their origins, meanings, use and typology is called

36

Before the current era and perhaps before 6,000 b2k which classical planet may have been green?

37

Etymology is the study of the history of the origin, change of form and meaning over time of what


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. A dominant group is almost never humane.

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External links[edit]

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