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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Marie specifically make time to do now that she had not done previously?
(a) Spend more time with her family.
(b) Use her name to gather funds.
(c) Travel to support scientific projects.
(d) Teach others about her research.
2. What happens to Marie on June 25, 1903?
(a) She is awarded her doctorate degree.
(b) She has a miscarriage.
(c) She finds out her father is dead.
(d) She gives birth to her second child.
3. What does Marie do with the clothes Pierre was wearing when he was killed?
(a) She gives them to Bronya to get rid of.
(b) She cleans them meticuously.
(c) She cuts them up and throws them in the fire.
(d) She cuts them into pieces for a quilt.
4. What tic does Marie develop?
(a) She rubs her burned fingers together.
(b) She constantly coughs.
(c) She picks the skin away from her hands.
(d) She jerks her head from side to side.
5. What does Marie begin to devote her time to establish in her role as a member of the International Committee on Intellectual Co-operation?
(a) Establishing services for the poor.
(b) Establishing a series of new labs.
(c) Establishing a sharing policy among the countries.
(d) Establishing a copyright for scientists.
6. What happened to Bronya's son?
(a) He has graduated from university.
(b) He was hung by the Russians.
(c) He has moved back to Poland.
(d) He died of tubercular meningitis.
7. How does the American public rank Marie Curie which her children see for the first time?
(a) As any other scientist.
(b) As the most important woman.
(c) Among the most important living men and women.
(d) As their savior.
8. What does the Royal Society of London present to the Curies?
(a) Nobel Prize.
(b) Davy Medal.
(c) Research grant.
(d) Position at the university.
9. What do the reporters in America call Marie?
(a) Traditional female researcher.
(b) Benefactress of the human race.
(c) Model for the female species.
(d) Savior of the sick and down trodden.
10. How does Marie rest after she spends her day working at the laboratory?
(c) Playing with her granddaughter.
(d) Corresponding with her colleagues.
11. Where does Marie dream of building a home, but never finds the time to fulfill her dream?
12. Why doesn't Marie go with Pierre to the Royal Society?
(a) She is not allowed.
(b) She needs to take care of her father.
(c) She is ill.
(d) She is too pregnant.
13. What balance do the Curies find disrupted by their newfound famous status?
(a) That between family and financial.
(b) That between work and publishing.
(c) That between work and finances.
(d) That between personal life and work.
14. How does Marie appear to the public according to Eve?
(a) A solitary figure.
(b) A brillant woman.
(c) An impressive orator.
(d) A team player.
15. What does Marie collaborate with Andre Debierne on?
(a) Creating Pierre's dream lab.
(b) Creating a home for her children.
(c) Preparing pure radium.
(d) Preparing a new lab.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why is Marie hunted and hounded by anonymous letters and threatened with violence?
2. What does Marie maintain despite the fact that she is growing weak and aging?
3. Continuing the research themselves in their shed causes what to happen to Marie?
4. What does Pierre discover about radiation?
5. What does Marie have to endure as she grows older that she hides from her workers?
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