Antoine Laurent Lavoisier Quiz

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier aka “father of modern chemistry” was a French chemist and economist, prominent in the histories of chemistry and biology. He is most noted for his discovery of the role oxygen plays in combustion. He was also the first to establish that sulfur was an element rather than a compound. He discovered that, although matter may change its form or shape, its mass always remains the same.

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier Quiz Questions

1. When was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier born?
a) 14 January 1736
b) 7 April 1746
c) 26 August 1743
d) 31 December 1748

2. Where was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier born?
a) Nantes
b) Fontainebleau
c) Paris
d) Versailles

3. What did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier study for three years but did not practise?
a) Architecture
b) Medicine
c) Dentistry
d) Law

4. When did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier join the Academy of Sciences?
a) 1764
b) 1768
c) 1758
d) 1770

5. Which theory did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier propound?
a) Oxygen theory of combustion
b) Theory of Evolution
c) Bronsted-Lowry Theory
d) Transition-State Theory

6. When did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier and his three colleagues publish a new nomenclature of chemistry?
a) 1776
b) 1768
c) 1787
d) 1789

7. Of which firm was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier a member?
a) Animal Farm
b) General Farm
c) French Bank
d) Societe Generale

8. When was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier a director of the French Gunpowder Administration?
a) 1796-1806
b) 1768-1774
c) 1806-1810
d) 1775-1792

9. When did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier die?
a) 2 February 1808
b) 8 May 1794
c) 4 July 1806
d) 3 October 1802

10. How did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier die?
a) Hanged
b) Shot
c) Drowned
d) Guillotined

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier born?
c) 26 August 1743

2. Where was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier born?
c) Paris

3. What did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier study for three years but did not practise?
d) Law

4. When did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier join the Academy of Sciences?
b) 1768

5. Which theory did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier propound?
a) Oxygen theory of combustion

6. When did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier and his three colleagues publish a new nomenclature of chemistry?
c) 1787

7. Of which firm was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier a member?
b) General Farm

8. When was Antoine Laurent Lavoisier a director of the French Gunpowder Administration?
d) 1775-1792

9. When did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier die?
b) 8 May 1794

10. How did Antoine Laurent Lavoisier die?
d) Guillotined

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:38 am

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