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Take Our 60th Anniversary Quiz (2013)

Here are a few trivia questions that reflect our history.

1. What is the name of the legislation that established the Clinical Center?

a. United States Medical Advances Act
b. National Clinical Research Act
c. Public Health Service Act

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2. When was the cornerstone for the Clinical Center placed?

a. June 22, 1951
b. November 8, 1946
c. August 5, 1963

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3. What was the diagnosis of the first patient admitted to the Clinical Center?

a. Tachycardia
b. Prostate cancer
c. Rheumatoid arthritis

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4. In 1980, the, Clinical Center was renamed for a member of the United States Senate. What was the senator's name?

a. William Proxmire
b. Roger Taney
c. Warren Grant Magnuson

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5. What year did construction of the Ambulatory Care Research Facility begin?

a. 1964
b. 1981
c. 1977

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6. How many inpatient beds does the NIH Clinical Center have?

a. 240
b. 500
c. 75

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7. In 2006, staff of the Department of Laboratory Medicine's microbiology service collaborated with NIAID staff to discover and name a new bacterium. What was the name of that organism?

a. Escherichia coli
b. Granulibacter bethesdensis
c. Salmonella typhi

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8. The NIH Clinical Center pioneered what ground-breaking therapy in the 1990s?

a. Hyperbaric therapy
b. Transfusion therapy
c. Gene therapy

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9. In December, 1980, Clinical Center was renamed for Senator Warren Grant Magnuson. What state did Senator Magnuson represent?

a. Nevada
b. Maine
c. Washington

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