Do You Know About Marie Curie?

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Do You Know About Marie Curie?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Marie Curie was one of the most accomplished scientists in history. Together with her husband, Pierre, she discovered radium, an element widely used for treating canceraccomplished=
    • A. 

      Powerful

    • B. 

      Perfect

    • C. 

      Successfully completed

  • 2. 
    Together with her husband, Pierre, she discovered radium, an element widely used for treating cancerelement is
    • A. 

      An adjective

    • B. 

      A noun

    • C. 

      A pronoun

  • 3. 
    Pierre and Marie's amicable collaboration later helped to unlock the secrets of the atom.amicable =
    • A. 

      Friendly

    • B. 

      Disgusting

    • C. 

      Common

  • 4. 
    Marie was born in 1867 in Warsaw, Poland, where her father was a professor of physics. At the early age, she displayed a brilliant mind and a blithe personality.from this context we can assume that blithe is a ___________ quality
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Rare

    • C. 

      Bad

    • D. 

      Disliked

  • 5. 
    Her great exuberance for learning prompted her to continue with her studies after high school. 
    • A. 

      Interest

    • B. 

      Hatred

    • C. 

      Emotion

  • 6. 
    She became disgruntled, however, when she learned that the university in Warsaw was closed to womenfrom this context we can assume that  disgruntled is a ___________ quality
    • A. 

      Negative

    • B. 

      Positive