Marine Biological Laboratory Quiz

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Marine Biological Laboratory Quiz

The Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole is in serious discussions with the University of Chicago about a possible affiliation between the two institutions. This has us asking -- what makes MBL special? Take our on-line quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with MBL?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      55

    • D. 

      70

  • 2. 
    What year was the Marine Biological Laboratory founded?
    • A. 

      1888

    • B. 

      1905

    • C. 

      1918

    • D. 

      1932

  • 3. 
    Where is the Marine Biological Laboratory located?
    • A. 

      Hyannis

    • B. 

      Provincetown

    • C. 

      Chatham

    • D. 

      Woods Hole

  • 4. 
    MBL is an international center for research and education. What areas does it concentrate on?
    • A. 

      Biology

    • B. 

      Biomedicine

    • C. 

      Ecology

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    MBL is the oldest independent marine laboratory in the Americas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    How many scientists and support personnel pursue research year-round at MBL?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      270

    • C. 

      320

    • D. 

      500

  • 7. 
    What university shares a research and educational affiliation with MBL?
    • A. 

      Harvard University Harvard University

    • B. 

      Colgate University

    • C. 

      Brown University

    • D. 

      Princeton University

  • 8. 
    The MBL shares a library with what institution?
    • A. 

      Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

    • B. 

      Falmouth Public Library

    • C. 

      National Marine Fisheries

    • D. 

      Woods Hole Public Library

  • 9. 
    Jacques Loeb and Edward Grant Conklin were early scientists at MBL.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What year did the MBL establish the Eugene Bell Center for Regenerative Biology and Tissue Engineering, where researchers study the ability of marine and other animals to spontaneously regenerate damaged or aging body parts?
    • A. 

      1995

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      2004

    • D. 

      2010

  • 11. 
    During the summer, young scientists come to the MBL to attend the laboratory's famous graduate-level courses.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What year was the MBL's Ecosystems Center established with George Woodwell as director?
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1956

    • C. 

      1975

    • D. 

      1992

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