The Race For The Double Helix Movie Quiz

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The Race For The Double Helix Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about a movie which was watched during AP Bio. The movie is "The Race for the Double Helix"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who went to Cambridge after getting his/her PhD at the University of Indiana?
    • A. 

      Francis Crick

    • B. 

      Maurice Wilkins

    • C. 

      James Watson

    • D. 

      John Griffith

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 2. 
    Francis Crick was previously working on what?
    • A. 

      DNA

    • B. 

      Hemoglobin

    • C. 

      Pairing bases

    • D. 

      PhD

    • E. 

      Nothing

  • 3. 
    This person had an X-Ray crystalline image which reveled DNA was a double helix?
    • A. 

      Rosalind Franklin

    • B. 

      Max Perutz

    • C. 

      Irwin Chargaff

    • D. 

      James Watson

    • E. 

      Maurice Wilkins

  • 4. 
    In Cambridge, Watson worked in which laboratory?
    • A. 

      University of Indiana

    • B. 

      Wasn't mentioned

    • C. 

      Canvedish

    • D. 

      King College

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 5. 
    What was the name of Franklin's and Wilkin's boss?
    • A. 

      John Kendrew

    • B. 

      Raymond Gosling

    • C. 

      Sir Lawrence Bragg

    • D. 

      Francis Crick

    • E. 

      J.T. Randall

  • 6. 
    Canvendish Lab Director was _______________
    • A. 

      Jerry Donohue

    • B. 

      Not mentioned

    • C. 

      Peter Pauling

    • D. 

      Sir Lawrence Bragg

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 7. 
    Rosalind Franklind went to this_________ in ______ to start her new research job.
    • A. 

      University of Indiana, Indiana

    • B. 

      King College, London

    • C. 

      London College, Indiana

    • D. 

      Not Mentioned

    • E. 

      She didn't move anywhere

  • 8. 
    Franklin's research partner _______ was also with her at the lab. 
    • A. 

      Maurice Wilkins

    • B. 

      She had no partner

    • C. 

      Raymond Gosling

    • D. 

      J.T Randall

    • E. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    Max Perutz was ______ thesis advisor on _______
  • 10. 
    _______ tells Watson and Crick that there is a rough equivalence between G-C and A-T
  • 11. 
    ________ was the person to assist the team with the correct information regarding the tautameric forms of the bases
  • 12. 
    John Kendrew is the X-Ray unit head at Cavendish?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    _________ is a research student and son of linus
  • 14. 
    John Griffith helped to pair the bases 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    When did Watson and Crick published their paper?
    • A. 

      April 24

    • B. 

      April 4

    • C. 

      December 2

  • 16. 
    Watson and Crick got the nobel prize in 1962
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    _____________ is a method of determining the arrangement of atoms within a crystal, in which a beam of X-rays strikes a crystal and diffracts into many specific directions.
  • 18. 
    _____ and _____ helped Watson and Crick pair the bases
  • 19. 
    The first model was a failure was due to the reason they forgot to include all the water molecules
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False