Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers Quiz

Mary Roach
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


Which event happened first, in Shanahan's explanation of TWA Flight 800? (from Chapter 5, Beyond the Black Box)


How does Mary Roach say the modern medical community feels about the definition of death as brain death? (from Chapter 8, How to Know if You're Dead)


Why did La Garde have difficulty stopping the Moro tribesmen in battle, in Mary Roach's account? (from Chapter 6, The Cadaver Who Joined the Army)


What was the measure of death before brain death was understood? (from Chapter 8, How to Know if You're Dead)


What does Mary Roach say she would hope to become, if she donated her body to science? (from Chapter 12, Remains of the Author)

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