A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Test | Final Test - Medium

Evelyn Fox Keller
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the director of the 1951 symposium?
(a) Milislav Demerec.
(b) Lewis Stadler.
(c) Barbara McClintock.
(d) Richard Goldschmidt.

2. How many kinds of RNA are made?
(a) Four.
(b) Two.
(c) Five.
(d) Three.

3. Who asked Barbara how she could have worked "for two years without knowing what was going to come out?"
(a) Milislav Demerec.
(b) Marcus Rhoades.
(c) George Beadle.
(d) Evelyn Witkin.

4. Bacterial chromosomes contain little, if any what?
(a) Plasma membrane.
(b) Protein.
(c) Carbon.
(d) Chromatin.

5. Keller also mentioned that Barbara suggested to us that we must have what to "hear what the material has to say to you"?
(a) Patience.
(b) Observance.
(c) Stillness.
(d) Intuition.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Evelyn Witkin say she learned from Barbara and developed her own understanding from her?

2. The step-by-step evolution of Barbara's interpretation could be followed from her annual reports she wrote for who?

3. What is one of the most fundamental questions of genetics that was mentioned in the beginning of Chapter 11?

4. Barbara McClintock sent off a paper entitled "Some Parallels Between Gene Control Systems in Maize and in Bacteria" to where?

5. In 1942, why had the atmosphere at Cold Spring Harbor become even quieter than normal?

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