The Double Helix Test | Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What happened when King's lab began comparing their experimental results to the double helix structure?

2. Where had Watson moved?

3. Where was Pauling held up when he was on his way to speak at the conference?

4. What was the problem with the idea that the bases were pairs?

5. Which of the following best describes Maurice and Rosy's working relationship?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay describing the final structure of DNA. Use specific terminology about the bases in your writing. End your essay with a visual diagram to help clarify your writing.

Essay Topic 2

At one point in the novel, Rosy seems very agitated and almost at the point of violence. Write an essay about this event including: Where does this fit of temper come from? Is it truly as the author describes it or is it somehow misinterpreted by him?

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay about the author's depiction of women throughout the novel. Provide specific examples of depictions aligning with physical descriptions and whether or not you believe they are fair and accurate.

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