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Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happens to Marie on June 25, 1903?
(a) She is awarded her doctorate degree.
(b) She has a miscarriage.
(c) She gives birth to her second child.
(d) She finds out her father is dead.

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

3. What look do Eve and Irene always associate with their mother?
(a) A fragile, grief-stricken look.
(b) A surprising, firm look.
(c) A destroyed, yet resolved look.
(d) A strong and determined look.

4. Why doesn't Marie go with Pierre to the Royal Society?
(a) She needs to take care of her father.
(b) She is not allowed.
(c) She is ill.
(d) She is too pregnant.

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

6. What revives Marie's nature and fervor to return to work?
(a) Desire to find the answer.
(b) Husband's death.
(c) Love of small children.
(d) A new breakthrough.

7. What is Marie's primary reason for the decision she makes in regard as to whether to go or stay?
(a) Her dead husband.
(b) Her children.
(c) Her new lab.
(d) Her patriotism.

8. What are the "little Curies"?
(a) Equipped X-ray cars.
(b) X-ray machines delivered to new hospitals.
(c) Cars that haul the wounded.
(d) Mobile labs that mine radium.

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

10. How old is Marie when she makes her first trip to America?
(a) 45.
(b) 60.
(c) 72.
(d) 54.

11. 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.

12. How many scientific communications do the Curies publish between 1899 and 1904?
(a) 25.
(b) 10.
(c) 32.
(d) 50.

13. Where was Pierre headed on the morning he died?
(a) To correct some proofs.
(b) To take his daughter to the doctor.
(c) To meet Marie.
(d) To sign papers for a new grant.

14. What does the committee started by Mrs. Meloney present to Marie?
(a) A trip to America.
(b) A gram of radium.
(c) A new laboratory.
(d) An article about her life.

15. Why does Pierre take a position at the P.C.N.?
(a) He and Marie move.
(b) They offerred him a grant.
(c) It pays better.
(d) There are better research facilities.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the Royal Society of London present to the Curies?

2. What tic does Marie develop?

3. What do the reporters in America call Marie?

4. What does Marie accuse herself of when in truth she simply needs to find some actual rest in her life?

5. What do Pierre's frustrations and poor health cause Marie to do?

(see the answer keys)

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