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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10, Molecular Biology.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Who said, "For us, neither the chemical code, nor the linkage map of the chromosome, nor the genes embodied in it, are enough"?
(a) Barbara McClintock.
(b) C.D. Darlington.
(c) James Stilworth.
(d) L.C. Dunn.
2. In the beginning of Chapter 9, Evelyn Keller writes about Barbara giving her talk at the Cold Spring Harbor Symposium and that it was met with what?
(a) Stony silence.
(b) Stunned awkwardness.
(c) Loud cheers.
(d) Grateful applause.
3. According to Gerald Horton, as Saint Thomas saw seraphim and Jean Perrin saw atoms, who saw electrons?
4. In 1941, how many geneticists did Cold Spring Harbor draw?
(a) Over sixty.
(b) Over ninety.
(c) Over eighty.
(d) Over seventy.
5. Barbara McClintock worked in Cold Spring Harbor since what year?
Short Answer Questions
1. In what year did McClintock and her student, Harriet Creighton, publish a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences?
2. Who asked Barbara how she could have worked "for two years without knowing what was going to come out?"
3. In what year was the First Oxford Chromosome Conference held?
4. Who was the co-author with McClintock on the paper that provided conclusive evidence for the chromosomal basis of genetics?
5. Who was quoted as saying, "By God, that woman is either crazy or a genius."?
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