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Nobel Prize Quiz Questions Answers:

Ques. What was invented by Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel Prize?
(a) Dynamite
(b) Gunpowder
(c) Electric light
(d) Foot bath
Ans. (a)

Ques. Marie Curie, winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics (1903) and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1911), was born where?
(a) Warsaw, Poland
(b) Paris, France
(c) Geneva, Switzerland
(d) Sydney, Australia
Ans. (a)

Ques. The first Pakistani to receive the Nobel Prize was –
(a) Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(b) Abdul Salam
(c) Liaquat Ali Khan
(d) Iskander Mirza
Ans. (b)

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Ques. Which person or organisation received the Nobel Prize three times so far?
(a) Medame Curie
(b) Linus Pauling
(c) Alexender Flemming
(d) International Committee of the Red Cross
Ans. (d)

Ques. Who has won the Nobel Peace Prize 2020 ?
(a) World Food Programme
(b) UNICEF
(c) Nadia Murad
(d) Kailash Satyarthi
Ans. (d)

Ques. Which Swiss theologian, philosopher, au­thor, organist and medical missionary won a Nobel Peace Prize in 1952?
(a) Albert Schweitzer
(b) Charles de Gaulle
(c) Lucia di Lammermoor
(d) Berthold Brecht
Ans. (a)

Ques. The first Black to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was –
(a) Ralph Johnson Bunche
(b) Barack Obama
(c) Lagston huges
(d) Joe Louis
Ans. (a)

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Ques. Nobel Prize was awarded to the scientist for discovering the pathway of carbon assimilation
(a) Watson
(b) Krebs
(c) Calvin
(d) Parnas
Ans: (c)

Ques. The nobel prize was instituted by which country?
(a) USA
(b) UK
(c) Canada
(d) Sweden
Ans. (d)

Ques. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awards the Nobel Prize in
(a) physics
(b) economics
(c) chemistry
(d) both (a) and (c)
Ans. (d)

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Ques. The first black Nobel prize winner of literature in the world is—
(a) Tom Morrison
(b) Luther King
(c) John King
(d) None of these
Ans. (a)

Ques. Who won both an Os­car and a Nobel Prize for literature?
(a) Harold Pinter
(b) George Bernard Shaw
(c) John Steinbeck
(d) John Lennon
Ans. (b)

Ques. Who were the first recipients of the Nobel Peace Prize?
(a) Charles Albert Gobat & Elie Ducommun
(b) Jean Henri Dunant & Frederic Passy
(c) Tobias Michael Carel Asser & Alfred Hermann Fried
(d) Klas Pontus Arnoldson & Fredrik Bajer
Ans. (b)

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Ques. The Nobel Prize was first awarded in
(a) 1976
(b) 1958
(c) 1901
(d) 1972
Ans. (c)

Ques. What nationality was Alfred founder of the Nobel prize?
(a) British
(b) American
(c) Swedish
(d) German
Ans. (c)

Ques. Which British politician won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1953?
(a) Clement Atlee
(b) Harold Macmillan
(c) Winston Churchill
(d) David Lloyd George
Ans. (c)

Ques. Who won Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2012, and for what?
(a) R Steinman: the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity
(b) E A von Behring: serum therapy and development of a vaccine against diphthe­ria
(c) J B Gurdon, S Yamanaka: stem cell re­search
(d) R G Edwards: development of in vitro fertilization
Ans. (c)

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Ques. Which Indian won a Nobel Prize in 1969?
(a) Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
(c) Mother Teresa
(d) Sanjeev Bhaskar
Ans. (c)

Ques. In 1938, after receiving the Nobel Prize, which physicist emigrated to the USA, protesting the oppressive regime of his homeland?
(a) Albert Einstein
(b) Enrico Fermi
(c) Robert Oppenheimer
(d) Werner von Brau
Ans. (b)

Ques. For which of the following disciplines in Nobel Prize is not Awarded?
(a) Physiology or Medicine
(b) Literature, Peace and Economics
(c) Physics and chemistry
(d) Music
Ans. (d)

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Ques. The first black American to win the Nobel Prize for literature is
(a) Aurthe Ashe
(b) Martin Luther King
(c) Toni Morrison
(d) Nelson Mandela
Ans. (c)

Ques. Who was first woman to win a nobel prize
(a) Marie Curie
(b) Pearl S. Buck
(c) Gabriela Mistral
(d) Jane Addams
Ans. (a)

Ques. The first Indian to receive Noble Prize in Literature was
(a) Mother Teresa
(b) C. V. Raman
(c) Rabindranath Tagore
(d) Sarojini Naidu
Ans. (c)

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