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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What political situation does Marie take an interest in?
(a) Poland Revolution.
(d) Revolution in Russia.
2. How many scientific communications do the Curies publish between 1899 and 1904?
3. Why is it surprising that the Americans donated another gram of radium to Marie?
(a) THere was an on-going war.
(b) Marie's refusal to return to America.
(c) A looming financial crisis.
(d) The radium was for Poland.
4. Which is the most accurate description of the manner in which Pierre is walking on the day he died?
(a) With a purpose.
5. What do the reporters in America call Marie?
(a) Model for the female species.
(b) Savior of the sick and down trodden.
(c) Traditional female researcher.
(d) Benefactress of the human race.
6. What profession does Mrs. William Brown Meloney practice?
(a) University professor.
(b) Magazine editor.
(c) Labroatory assistant.
(d) Scientist specializing in X-rays.
7. Where does Marie turn to find some emotional strength and support?
(a) Her father-in-law.
(b) Her children.
(c) Her work.
(d) Her colleagues.
8. Continuing the research themselves in their shed causes what to happen to Marie?
(a) Her health deteriorates.
(b) Her family abandons her.
(c) She loses her position.
(d) She is unable to care for Irene.
9. How does Marie feel about going on without Pierre?
(a) That she must fulfill his dream.
(b) That she must go on for her children.
(c) That she should take her own life to be with Pierre.
(d) That it is impossible.
10. What obscured Pierre's vision?
(a) A wagon.
(b) A closed cab.
(c) A crowd.
(d) A horse.
11. What does Marie insist on after she reviews the documents presented to her by the President?
(a) That they be displayed in her lab.
(b) That they be changed to give the gift to the scientific community not herself.
(c) That her lab in Paris be moved to America.
(d) That they be turned in for funds to support her lab in Paris.
12. What does Marie do in her advancing age that is similar to when she was a young child again?
(b) Works in her laboratory.
(c) Plays with toys.
(d) Counts in Polish.
13. What balance do the Curies find disrupted by their newfound famous status?
(a) That between personal life and work.
(b) That between work and publishing.
(c) That between family and financial.
(d) That between work and finances.
14. Marie continues on with her research despite what?
(a) Her on-going grief.
(b) Her continued health problems.
(c) Her children's wishes.
(d) Her lack of help.
15. What happens to Marie on June 25, 1903?
(a) She finds out her father is dead.
(b) She gives birth to her second child.
(c) She is awarded her doctorate degree.
(d) She has a miscarriage.
Short Answer Questions
1. What dream does Marie also come to realize in 1925?
2. What are the "little Curies"?
3. What does Marie have to endure as she grows older that she hides from her workers?
4. What does Marie continue to suffer from?
5. Why is Marie able to find friends in the peasants of the village?
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