A Feeling for the Organism: The Life and Work of Barbara McClintock Quiz

Evelyn Fox Keller
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

Who was quoted as saying, "By God, that woman is either crazy or a genius."? (from Chapter 9, A Different Language)

2.

Barbara suggested that we must have what to "let it come to you"? (from Chapter 12, A Feeling for the Organism)

3.

Who wrote the Recent Advances in Cytology? (from Chapter 6, Interlude: A Sketch of the Terrain)

4.

What did Barbara think when she found that Drosophila that were affected by radiation were more vigorous than the standard Drosophila? (from Chapter 12, A Feeling for the Organism)

5.

In Hanson's informal notes concerning Barbara, he claims that she weighed approximately how many pounds? (from Chapter 4, A Career for Women)

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