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.

How many scientists are mentioned in the quote by Einstein when he talks about the deep longing that has to be present in scientists? (from Chapter 12, A Feeling for the Organism)

2.

Keller also mentioned that Barbara suggested to us that we must have what to "hear what the material has to say to you"? (from Chapter 12, A Feeling for the Organism)

3.

Darlington described that in an adaptive hierarchy the chromosomes always come first. What comes second? (from Chapter 6, Interlude: A Sketch of the Terrain)

4.

In what year was the Recent Advances in Cytology published? (from Chapter 6, Interlude: A Sketch of the Terrain)

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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