Ernest Rutherford Quiz

Ernest Rutherford | Winner of The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1908

Ernest Rutherford was a chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. He discovered alpha and beta rays, set forth the laws of radioactive decay, and identified alpha particles as helium nuclei.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Ernest Rutherford “for his investigations into the disintegration of the elements, and the chemistry of radioactive substances”.

Ernest Rutherford Quiz Questions

1. When did Ernest Rutherford win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) 1910
b) 1906
c) 1908
d) 1916

2. When was Ernest Rutherford born?
a) 15 March 1861
b) 2 April 1856
c) 2 July 1868
d) 30 August 1871

3. Where was Ernest Rutherford born?
a) Christchurch
b) Spring Grove
c) Wellington
d) Dunedin

4. Which college did Ernest Rutherford attend?
a) Canterbury College
b) Pembroke College
c) Rhodes College
d) Trinity College

5. At which university in Montreal was Ernest Rutherford professor?
a) Concordia
b) Quebec
c) McGill
d) Sir George Williams

6. Who assisted Ernest Rutherford to develop disintegration theory as an explanation for radioactivity?
a) Patrick Blackett
b) Frederick Soddy
c) Heinrich Hertz
d) John Cockroft

7. Who worked together with Ernest Rutherford to redetermine the rate of production of helium by radium?
a) Bertram Borden Boltwood
b) Mary Newton
c) James Chadwick
d) Charles Thomas Wilson

8. When did Ernest Rutherford become director of Cavendish Laboratory?
a) 1912
b) 1919
c) 1916
d) 1914

9. When did Ernest Rutherford die?
a) 14 February 1940
b) 8 June 1944
c) 12 September 1948
d) 19 October 1937

10. Where did Ernest Rutherford die?
a) Eton
b) Manchester
c) Cambridge
d) Harrow

Ernest Rutherford Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Ernest Rutherford win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
c) 1908

2. When was Ernest Rutherford born?
d) 30 August 1871

3. Where was Ernest Rutherford born?
b) Spring Grove

4. Which college did Ernest Rutherford attend?
a) Canterbury College

5. At which university in Montreal was Ernest Rutherford professor?
c) McGill

6. Who assisted Ernest Rutherford to develop disintegration theory as an explanation for radioactivity?
b) Frederick Soddy

7. Who worked together with Ernest Rutherford to redetermine the rate of production of helium by radium?
a) Bertram Borden Boltwood

8. When did Ernest Rutherford become director of Cavendish Laboratory?
b) 1919

9. When did Ernest Rutherford die?
d) 19 October 1937

10. Where did Ernest Rutherford die?
c) Cambridge

Originally posted 2016-05-04 22:37:24.

Updated: August 10, 2017 — 11:25 am

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