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1. When was Urbain Le Verrier born?
a) 11 March 1811
b) 2 April 1810
c) 23 August 1809
d) 30 December 1805

2. Where was Urbain Le Verrier born?
a) Vienna
b) Saint-Lo
c) Orleans
d) Cologne

3. What did Urbain Le Verrier teach at Ecole Polytechnique?
a) Astronomy
b) Botany
c) Chemistry
d) Dermatology

4. Which planets’s existence did Urbain Le Verrier predict by mathematical calculations?
a) Pluto
b) Neptune
c) Uranus
d) Jupiter

5. Whom did Urbain Le Verrier ask to look for Neptune?
a) John Herschel
b) George Biddell Airy
c) Johann Gottfried Galle
d) Alexis Bouvard

6. When did Johann Gottfried Galle find Neptune?
a) 26 January 1849
b) 10 June 1848
c) 23 September 1846
d) 12 November 1845

7. When did Urbain Le Verrier become director of the observatory of Paris?
a) 1836
b) 1842
c) 1848
d) 1854

8. Who awarded Copley Medal to Urbain Le Verrier?
a) John Singleton Copley
b) Royal Society of London
c) Godfrey Copley
d) Academie des Sciences

9. When did Urbain Le Verrier die?
a) 24 February 1882
b) 16 May 1878
c) 23 September 1877
d) 19 October 1875

10. Where did Urbain Le Verrier die?
a) Tilsit
b) Berlin
c) Venice
d) Paris

Urbain Le Verrier Quiz Questions and Answers

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Observatoire of Paris – Paris Français : Observatoire de Paris (Statue d’Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier) – Paris XIV (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Urbain Le Verrier born?
a) 11 March 1811

2. Where was Urbain Le Verrier born?
b) Saint-Lo

3. What did Urbain Le Verrier teach at Ecole Polytechnique?
a) Astronomy

4. Which planets’s existence did Urbain Le Verrier predict by mathematical calculations?
b) Neptune

5. Whom did Urbain Le Verrier ask to look for Neptune?
c) Johann Gottfried Galle

6. When did Johann Gottfried Galle find Neptune?
c) 23 September 1846

7. When did Urbain Le Verrier become director of the observatory of Paris?
d) 1854

8. Who awarded Copley Medal to Urbain Le Verrier?
b) Royal Society of London

9. When did Urbain Le Verrier die?
c) 23 September 1877

10. Where did Urbain Le Verrier die?
d) Paris

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Updated: February 24, 2017 — 10:36 pm

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