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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Marie continues on with her research despite what?
(a) Her on-going grief.
(b) Her children's wishes.
(c) Her continued health problems.
(d) Her lack of help.

2. Why is Marie hunted and hounded by anonymous letters and threatened with violence?
(a) Because she is perceived as a homewrecker.
(b) Because she is cheating to win the prizes.
(c) Because she refuses to accept awards.
(d) Because she is exposing others to radiation.

3. What profession does Mrs. William Brown Meloney practice?
(a) Labroatory assistant.
(b) Scientist specializing in X-rays.
(c) University professor.
(d) Magazine editor.

4. What is the one problem with the house in Sceaux?
(a) It reminds her too much of Pierre.
(b) It is half an hour from the lab.
(c) It is too much for her to care for alone.
(d) It is not designed for children.

5. What is the only hierarchy that Marie allows in Brittany when she joins her children?
(a) The one that allows her to continue.
(b) The one that classifies sailing skill.
(c) The one that holds master over servant.
(d) The one that has to do with scientific order.

6. How does Jean Perrin describe Marie's ability to run the laboratory?
(a) The most patient directer he has ever known.
(b) The best director he has ever known.
(c) The hardest working person he has ever known.
(d) The most dedicated professional he has ever known.

7. Why does Eve believe Marie did not provide her with the kind of discipline she may have needed?
(a) She was too emotionally unstable.
(b) She had Irene to share her own views and beliefs.
(c) She respected Eve's free will too much.
(d) She never got over her grief.

8. What does Marie form for her children after her father-in-law dies?
(a) A room in the house specifically for them.
(b) A special memorial to her husband and father-in-law.
(c) A teaching cooperative.
(d) A play yard near her lab.

9. Where does Marie dream of building a home, but never finds the time to fulfill her dream?
(a) Sceaux.
(b) Larcouest.
(c) Saint-Louis.
(d) Warsaw.

10. How does the American public rank Marie Curie which her children see for the first time?
(a) As the most important woman.
(b) As their savior.
(c) Among the most important living men and women.
(d) As any other scientist.

11. What does Marie insist on after she reviews the documents presented to her by the President?
(a) That they be turned in for funds to support her lab in Paris.
(b) That her lab in Paris be moved to America.
(c) That they be changed to give the gift to the scientific community not herself.
(d) That they be displayed in her lab.

12. What does Marie refuse?
(a) French Legion of Honor.
(b) Warsaw Prize.
(c) Nobel Prize.
(d) Home in Sceaux.

13. Why do Marie and Pierre believe winning the prize has made them miserable?
(a) They have to leave their homes.
(b) They have to move on to a new research topic.
(c) They get no peace.
(d) They are no longer famous.

14. What do the reporters in America call Marie?
(a) Savior of the sick and down trodden.
(b) Model for the female species.
(c) Traditional female researcher.
(d) Benefactress of the human race.

15. What does Marie typically do on Tuesday and Fridays?
(a) Works in the lab.
(b) Gives lectures.
(c) Receives honors.
(d) Gives interviews.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the committee started by Mrs. Meloney present to Marie?

2. What need does Marie recognize for as the war breaks out?

3. What does the celebrity status ruin for Marie causing her to become depressed?

4. What happens to Marie on June 25, 1903?

5. What balance do the Curies find disrupted by their newfound famous status?

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