MARIE CURIE QUIZ – PACK 04
1) What profession does Bronya’s husband have?
2) What does Marie continue to suffer from?
3) What has Marie ruled out of her life?
Fulfilling her dreams.
4) How does Marie look back on these years with her exhaustion and chronic worry about money?
The most surprising years of her life.
The most difficult years of her life.
The worst years of her life.
The most perfect years of her life.
5) What does the Curies’ doctor warn Marie of?
Taking more time to rest.
Baby’s seizure disorder.
6) Continuing the research themselves in their shed causes what to happen to Marie?
She loses her position.
Her health deteriorates.
She is unable to care for Irene.
Her family abandons her.
7) How do Marie’s workers feel about her?
They think it is time that she resign.
They take pride in her accomplishments.
They no longer trust her judgment.
They are devoted to her.
8) What does Marie worry about on her last day in the lab?
9) How do the Curies discover radium’s luminosity?
They reduce the atomic weight.
They boil down the liquid for a long time.
They combine it with salt.
They see jars on the shelf glowing blue.
10) How are Marie and Pierre similar?
Both are from Poland.
Both like to be near their family.
Both are married to their work.
Both have sisters.
11) What was Marie the first person and only person to do?
To win scientific prizes as a Polish citizen.
To expose her children to radioactivity.
To survive radiation poisoning.
Win the Nobel Prize twice.
12) What does Pierre discover about radiation?
It destroys diseased cells.
It is difficult to identify.
It is making him sick.
It can be manufactored without radium.
13) Why does Marie need to get up very early in the morning?
To pay the bills.
To go to the market.
To do her own chores.
To take Pierre to work.
14) What does Marie insist on after she reviews the documents presented to her by the President?
That they be changed to give the gift to the scientific community not herself.
That her lab in Paris be moved to America.
That they be turned in for funds to support her lab in Paris.
That they be displayed in her lab.
15) Where does Marie feel truly in her element?
With her sister and brother-in-law.
Her attic apartment.
Working with the peasants.
16) What does Marie form for her children after her father-in-law dies?
A teaching cooperative.
A room in the house specifically for them.
A special memorial to her husband and father-in-law.
A play yard near her lab.
17) How does the American public rank Marie Curie which her children see for the first time?
Among the most important living men and women.
As any other scientist.
As the most important woman.
As their savior.
18) What political situation does Marie take an interest in?
Revolution in Russia.
19) What does Marie maintain despite the fact that she is growing weak and aging?
20) What does Marie use to defend herself against the idea of illness or death?
There is no one to keep the lab going but her.
There is too much to be done.
That people need her.
That she needs to be around for her family.
21) How do the Curies pay for the residue of the pitchblende they receive from the mines?
Borrowed money from their siblings.
Borrowed money from a bank loan.
Their own savings.
22) What does Marie do with the clothes Pierre was wearing when he was killed?
She cuts them up and throws them in the fire.
She cuts them into pieces for a quilt.
She gives them to Bronya to get rid of.
She cleans them meticuously.
23) How many scientific communications do the Curies publish between 1899 and 1904?
24) What is the lesson that Marie ensured her children would learn?
About their father.
25) What medical condition does Marie suffer from due to her diet?