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 position was Barbara McClintock elected to in 1939? (from Chapter 5, 1936-1941: University of Missouri)

2.

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)

3.

When was Barbara's obvious occasion to present the full account of her work? (from Chapter 8, Transposition)

4.

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

5.

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

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