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.

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)

2.

What does NOR stand for? (from Chapter 4, A Career for Women)

3.

Lew Stadler had been on the faculty at the University of Missouri in Columbia since what year? (from Chapter 5, 1936-1941: University of Missouri)

4.

Many mutations that were happening in the maize had never been seen before, and some of these involved gross changes in what? (from Chapter 5, 1936-1941: University of Missouri)

5.

Barbara McClintock sent off a paper entitled "Some Parallels Between Gene Control Systems in Maize and in Bacteria" to where? (from Chapter 11, Transposition Rediscovered)

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