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

2.

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

3.

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)

4.

The step-by-step evolution of Barbara's interpretation could be followed from her annual reports she wrote for who? (from Chapter 8, Transposition)

5.

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)

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