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:


Who was the theoretical physicist who was trained by Niels Bohr? (from Chapter 10, Molecular Biology)


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)


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)


The three major concerns of twentieth-century biology have been and still are what? (from Chapter 6, Interlude: A Sketch of the Terrain)


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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