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.

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

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)

5.

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

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