Har Gobind Khorana Quiz

Har Gobind Khorana was an biochemist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. Holley for research that helped to show how the nucleotides in nucleic acids, which carry the genetic code of the cell, control the cell’s synthesis of proteins. Khorana and Nirenberg were also awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University in the same year.

Har Gobind Khorana Quiz Questions

1. When did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
a) 1973
b) 1968
c) 1964
d) 1976

2. When was Har Gobind Khorana born?
a) 9 January 1922
b) 15 April 1917
c) 4 September 1919
d) 30 December 1925

3. In which country is Har Gobind Khorana’s birthplace Raipur?
a) Bangladesh
b) India
c) Nepal
d) Pakistan

4. From which university did Har Gobind Khorana receive doctorate in 1948?
a) Delhi
b) Liverpool
c) Punjab
d) Calcutta

5. At which university did Har Gobind Khorana begin research on nucleic acids?
a) Cambridge
b) Harvard
c) Madras
d) Osmania

6. When did Har Gobind Khorana become an American citizen?
a) 1942
b) 1968
c) 1954
d) 1966

7. For what did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
a) Acquired immunity to tissue transplants
b) Deciphering the genetic code
c) Work on biological combustion
d) Discoveries in animal behaviour patterns

8. When did Har Gobind Khorana join the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology?
a) 1960
b) 1975
c) 1971
d) 1980

9. When did Har Gobind Khorana die?
a) 4 March 1996
b) 26 June 2008
c) 4 July 1998
d) 9 November 2011

10. Where did Har Gobind Khorana die?
a) Ambala
b) Concord
c) Ludhiana
d) Gurdaspur

Har Gobind Khorana Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
b) 1968

2. When was Har Gobind Khorana born?
a) 9 January 1922

3. In which country is Har Gobind Khorana’s birthplace Raipur?
d) Pakistan

4. From which university did Har Gobind Khorana receive doctorate in 1948?
b) Liverpool

5. At which university did Har Gobind Khorana begin research on nucleic acids?
a) Cambridge

6. When did Har Gobind Khorana become an American citizen?
d) 1966

7. For what did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
b) Deciphering the genetic code

8. When did Har Gobind Khorana join the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology?
c) 1971

9. When did Har Gobind Khorana die?
d) 9 November 2011

10. Where did Har Gobind Khorana die?
b) Concord

 

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:33 am

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  1. Did Khorana ever apply for, or was he ever offered, a job in India. If so with what result?

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