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Question 15 of 251.0 PointsJean Baudrillard’s conception of simulacra refers to A. copies of objects for which there is no true original B. the French understanding of conception “simulation.” C. consumer goods bought over the internet D. language that is inherent to internet culture +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 16 of 251.0 PointsOne of the reasons signs no longer convey clear and simple meaning according to Baudrillard is due to: A. a disconnect between citizens and their respective governments B. consumer goods creating a cultural world of unstable meaning C. due to the rise in languages both on and offline D. the creation of hypertext within html environments +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 17 of 251.0 PointsLyotard uses which of the following terms to refer to the rational functionality of contemporary societies? A. metanarrative B. multivocality C. mercantilization of knowledge D. performativity +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 18 of 251.0 PointsFor Lyotard, what is the underlying problem we suffer in “the postmodern condition”? A. Inability to form universal truth B. All interaction based upon capitalist relations C. Inability to generate a plurality of voices D. All social relations subsumed by rationality ++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 19 of 251.0 PointsWhich of the following is true regarding metanarratives? A. They are non-paradigmatic systems of knowledge B. Since meta, contain non-credible worldviews C. Provide a basis for truth claims to be made D. A narrative is insufficient to judge knowledge validity ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 20 of 251.0 PointsWhile postmodernists avoid metatheoretical frameworks, the authors’ believe Baudrillard’s orientation to action is profoundly A. rationalistic B. collectivistic C. nonrationalistic D. individualistic +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 21 of 251.0 PointsSimulation is no longer that of a territory, a referential being or a substance. It is the generation by models of a real without origin or reality: A. a hyperreal B. an alternate C. a simulacra D. a falsehood ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 22 of 251.0 PointsPostmodernism is a clearly understood and singularly defined concept. True False ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 23 of 251.0 Points“Buy this car because it is made well” is an example of imagistic advertising. True False ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 24 of 251.0 PointsIn a postmodern society symbols no longer refer directly to concrete reality. True False +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++Question 25 of 251.0 PointsPost-modernists believe the legitimacy of science is derived from truth. True False