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John Bardeen

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John Bardeen was an American physicist and electrical engineer, the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice. First time he shared the prize with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor. Second time he shared the prize with Leon N Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory of conventional superconductivity known as the BCS theory.

John Bardeen Quiz Questions

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1. When did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1956
b) 1950
c) 1945
d) 1962

2. When did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
a) 1966
b) 1964
c) 1972
d) 1976

3. When was John Bardeen born?
a) 29 February 1904
b) 23 May 1908
c) 11 July 1898
d) 5 December 1896

4. Where was John Bardeen born?
a) Portland
b) Detroit
c) Albany
d) Madison

5. When did John Bardeen join Bell Telephone Laboratories?
a) 1936
b) 1945
c) 1952
d) 1954

6. Where was John Bardeen a professor of electrical engineering and physics?
a) Caltech
b) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
c) University of Illinois at Springfield
d) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

7. For what did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Invention of transistor
b) Development of bubble chamber
c) Discovery of Cherenkov Effect
d) Work in quantum electronics

8. For what did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
a) Invention of holography
b) Theory of superconductivity
c) Work in radio astronomy
d) Applications of lasers in spectroscopy

9. When did John Bardeen die?
a) 30 January 1991
b) 6 April 1998
c) 5 August 2004
d) 7 November 2000

10. Where did John Bardeen die?
a) Chicago
b) Boston
c) Austin
d) Sacramento

John Bardeen Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1956

2. When did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
c) 1972

3. When was John Bardeen born?
b) 23 May 1908

4. Where was John Bardeen born?
d) Madison

5. When did John Bardeen join Bell Telephone Laboratories?
b) 1945

6. Where was John Bardeen a professor of electrical engineering and physics?
d) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

7. For what did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Invention of transistor

8. For what did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
b) Theory of superconductivity

9. When did John Bardeen die?
a) 30 January 1991

10. Where did John Bardeen die?
b) Boston

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