The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

Rebecca Skloot
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Two: Death – Chapters 17 - 22.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Lawrence when he an Bobbette moved in together?
(a) 19.
(b) 24.
(c) 30.
(d) 18.

2. How old did Roland Pattillo say that Henrietta Lacks's husband was now, when Rebecca Skloot first contacted him to discuss Henrietta?
(a) 92.
(b) 95.
(c) 84.
(d) 77.

3. Who was the Harvard anesthesiologist that published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine showing that Chester Southam's cancer research was just one of hundreds of similarly unethical cases?
(a) Michael Rogers.
(b) Harry Eagle.
(c) Henry Beecher.
(d) Emanuel Mandel.

4. Who was the director of "Negro Activities" for the Tuskegee Institute when the HeLa Distribution Center was developed?
(a) Michael Rogers.
(b) Charles Bynum.
(c) William Scherer.
(d) Roland Pattillo.

5. How old was Deborah Lacks when Rebecca Skloot first called her to talk about her mother?
(a) Almost 60.
(b) Almost 40.
(c) Almost 50.
(d) Almost 30.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of the pathologist who performed the autopsy on Henrietta Lacks?

2. What date was inscribed to indicate when Henrietta's mother died on her tombstone?

3. What extra chromosome appears in individuals with Down syndrome?

4. What did Joe Lacks change his name to after he converted to Islam in prison?

5. When was Henrietta Lacks born?

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