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Which of the following denies the uniqueness of man?
Denying human status to human embryos
Upgrading other organisms to the same status as man
DeWitt's definition of a worldview is:
The orientation of the heart
The definition of a Biblical worldview is:
The worldview that is based on and derived from both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible
A theory or hypothesis that is robust is one that is defined as one that:
accommodates the most data from all observations
Which of the following is not considered a purely empirical science:
Historical sciences test only one hypothesis at a time.
Great scientists such as Kepler, Newton, and Faraday did not believe in a Creator.
DeWitt's common definition of science is a way of knowing.
A person's view on origins is not related to that person's worldview.
The Great Ape Project is an example of a way to deny the uniqueness of man.
Which of the following is not an objection to theistic evolution?
Eternal nature of day 7
Which of the following is an argument for the framework hypothesis?
Two triad structure of Genesis 1
No rain on earth
Which of the following is a strong rebuttal against the gap theory?
The original creation was "very good"
The main argument of the day/age proponents is which of the following?
The days of Genesis 1 are long periods of time
Which of the following is not a theory that is used to refute the Biblical (young earth) creation view of origins?
Dinosaurs were created on day 6 of creation.
All versions of the gap theory add millions of years between Gen 2:1 and Gen 2:2.
The framework hypothesis takes a literal view of Genesis 1-11.
Cain's wife was more than likely his sister.
Fiat and ex nihilo mean "by his command, from nothing".
James Hutton's view that the earth was millions of years old and geologic processes took vast periods of time to slowly change the earth is known as:
A world-wide flood would have left all of the following evidences except:
Which of the following is biblical evidence that Noah's Flood was global?
Testimony of the Bible
The divine purpose of the Flood
God's covenant to never again destroy all life with a flood
Which of the following is not one of Ernst Mayr's five separate components to evolution:
Constancy of species
Which of the following is not a common evidence of natural selection:
The idea of natural selection originated with Charles Darwin.
Charles Darwin was influenced by the work of Thomas Malthus and Albert Einstein.
In general, old earth creationists tend to believe that Noah's Flood was not a world-wide event.
From over 200 flood related stories around the world, we can conclude that they were derived from common experience of Noah's Flood as a real historic event.
The geologic column can simultaneously be used as evidence for both millions of years and a global flood.
Which is the following is not a presupposition:
God it the Creator
The existence of dinosaur bones
The universe is old
The universe is young
The existence of dinosaur bones
Which of the following is a young earth rationale:
The ages of the patriarchs given in Gen 5 and 11 are reasonably accurate
The creation week of Genesis 1 is seven normal 24 hour days
There are no significant gaps in the genealogies of Gen 5 and 11
all the above
Which of the following is an argument for an old earth:
all the above
The young earth creationist group known as RATE (radioisotopes and the age of the earth) has discovered evidence against which major assumption in radioisotope dating?
The decay rate (half-life) of isotopes are constant
Why was the discovery of unfossilized tissue from a dinosaur bone an important finding for young earth creationists?
Unfossilized tissue can't exist for millions of years
Young Earth Creationists have no logical counter to the old earth argument that distant starlight proves the universe is old
The time between day 6 of creation and the Fall of man had to be short since Eve hadn't conceived any children.
Jesus placed the creation of man at the beginning of creation.
Creationists have no presuppositions when determining the age of the Earth.
At the end of day 6 of the creation week the world would have had an "appearance of age" even though it was only a few days old.
Which of the following is not one of the three key scientific principles that provide a basis for modern cosmology?
The earth is the center of the universe
The big bang model is described as being a single, dimensionless point of infinite density and temperature when suddenly 13.7 billion years ago the the point began to rapidly _______.
Which of the following best describes cosmic background radiation (CMB)?
Radiation produced by the big bang expansion
Uniformatarianism is the belief that "the present is the key to the past". Who was the scientist that originally came up with this concept?
According to Steven J. Gould and Ernst Mayr, they described the fossil record to have all of the following observable characteristics except:
There are thousands of intermediate transitional fossils found in the fossil record.
The creation orchard is an alternative to the evolutionary tree.
Many observed stars have only light elements in their composition without any trace of heavy elements.
The cosmological principle has an abundance of scientific evidence to back it up.
Galaxies are described as being "red shifted". This implies that the galaxies are moving in closer towards the observer.
Haldane's dilemma refers to
the massive number of mutations that would have to take place in a small number of generations
Which of the following is a difference between chimpanzee and human genomes:
Human telomeres are significantly shorter than chimpanzees
Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes while chimpanzees have 24 pairs
Many human chromosomes have a different structure than the chimpanzee chromosomes
Approximately how many DNA differences are there between humans and chimpanzees?
Who came up with the term "irreducible complexity"?
What object did William Paley use as a classic example of design?
The Intelligent Design movement has been around for over 100 years.
General revelation refers to the universal message from God that is evident in creation.
Teleology is the study of design or purpose in nature.
The only explanation for common plagiarized mistakes between organisms is common ancestry.
The human and chimpanzee skull have very few differences between them.
Which of the following is not a minimum requirement for life:
In the 1800's which scientist settled the spontaneous generation debate for microscopic bacteria?
What is the name of the banded columns of limestone or chert that are radioisotope dated to 3.5-3.8 billion years?
What is the name of the theory that life on earth was seeded from outer space?
When Paul explained the Gospel to the men at Athens in Acts 17, chronologically, where did he start in the Biblical narrative?
Spontaneous generation is the idea that life can only come from life.
According to Dr. DeWitt creation science can be used as an evangelistic tool.
Since the 1600's Europe has become increasingly secularized.
Stanley Miller proved that all amino acids required for life could be produced with his famous early earth and electricity experiment.
Abiogenesis is the process of how life is supposed to arise through the coming together of molecules coupled with natural selection.
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