A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Multiple Choice Test Questions

Evelyn Fox Keller
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Chapter 1, A Historical Overview

1. In what year was Barbara McClintock born?
(a) 1900.
(b) 1902.
(c) 1904.
(d) 1910.

2. In what year was the term "genetics" coined?
(a) 1912.
(b) 1905.
(c) 1915.
(d) 1902.

3. What was the name of T.H. Morgan's single laboratory at Columbia University?
(a) Fly Room.
(b) Fly Guy's Lab.
(c) Guy's Room.
(d) Fly Lab.

4. What was the name of the science that was born in T. H. Morgan's lab?
(a) Mycogenetics
(b) Radiation genetics.
(c) Botony.
(d) Cytogenetics.

5. What were the names of the flies that were used in studying genetics?
(a) Anopheles.
(b) Diptera.
(c) Drosophilia.
(d) Musca.

6. What was the name of the book that was published by Morgan, Sturtevant, Muller, and Bridges?
(a) The Theory of Mendelian Heredity.
(b) Medelian Mode of Inheritance.
(c) The Mechanism of Mendelian Heredity.
(d) Mendelian Segregation.

7. In what year did Barbara McClintock receive her Ph.D.?
(a) 1923.
(b) 1930.
(c) 1927.
(d) 1935.

8. What did Cornell geneticists study instead of fruit flies?
(a) Caterpillars.
(b) Maize.
(c) Mosquitoes.
(d) Mice.

9. How often did fruit flies give geneticists a new generation to study?
(a) Every 10 days.
(b) Every 20 days.
(c) Every 5 days.
(d) Every 15 days.

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