Melvin Calvin Quiz

Dr. Melvin Calvin, Nobel Laureate, professor o...

Dr. Melvin Calvin, Nobel Laureate, professor of physics, and Director of the Chemical Biodynamics Laboratory at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, works in his photosynthesis laboratory. Dr. Calvin was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1961 for elucidating the chemistry of the photosynthetic process. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Melvin Calvin Quiz Questions

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1. When did Melvin Calvin win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) 1975
b) 1968
c) 1961
d) 1954

2. When was Melvin Calvin born?
a) 4 March 1914
b) 8 April 1911
c) 5 September 1909
d) 7 October 1905

3. Where was Melvin Calvin born?
a) Detroit
b) New Orleans
c) Anchorage
d) St. Paul

4. Which college did Melvin Calvin attend?
a) Washington State College
b) Michigan College of Mining and Technology
c) Texas College
d) Bethany College

5. Which university did Melvin Calvin attend?
a) Minnesota
b) Regent
c) Princeton
d) Notre Dame

6. When did Melvin Calvin join the University of California at Berkeley?
a) 1924
b) 1922
c) 1937
d) 1932

7. Who was best man when Melvin Calvin married Genevieve Jemtegaard?
a) Linus Pauling
b) Vincent du Vigneaud
c) Willard Frank Libby
d) Glenn Theodore Seaborg

8. For what did Melvin Calvin win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) Chlorophyll research
b) Discovery of the chemical pathways of photosynthesis
c) Synthesis of ammonia
d) Development of partition chromatography

9. When did Melvin Calvin die?
a) 8 January 1997
b) 25 June 1998
c) 17 July 2003
d) 15 November 2005

10. Where did Melvin Calvin die?
a) Lafayette
b) Canton
c) Berkeley
d) Ridgeville

Melvin Calvin Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Melvin Calvin win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
c) 1961

2. When was Melvin Calvin born?
b) 8 April 1911

3. Where was Melvin Calvin born?
d) St. Paul

4. Which college did Melvin Calvin attend?
b) Michigan College of Mining and Technology

5. Which university did Melvin Calvin attend?
a) Minnesota

6. When did Melvin Calvin join the University of California at Berkeley?
c) 1937

7. Who was best man when Melvin Calvin married Genevieve Jemtegaard?
d) Glenn Theodore Seaborg

8. For what did Melvin Calvin win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
b) Discovery of the chemical pathways of photosynthesis

9. When did Melvin Calvin die?
a) 8 January 1997

10. Where did Melvin Calvin die?
c) Berkeley


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