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

2.

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

3.

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)

4.

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

5.

Who said of Barbara that "she was able to convey it to someone who was completely outside the field. She was able to make it real?" (from Chapter 8, Transposition)

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