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. Why did Crick become annoyed with Watson?

2. What did Todd say about the sugar-phosphate backbone chemistry in the model?

3. Which of the following characters could best be described as the antagonist?

4. What does TMV stand for?

5. What had Watson asked of Delbruck?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay about the author's reflection about Rosy and how and why his opinion changed as he reflected back years later.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay examining the character of Rosy in an in-depth manner. Relate her description, actions and ideas to the concept of women in a male dominated field during the 1950s. Make an evaluation of these ideas and concepts and present them with support from the text.

Essay Topic 3

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?

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