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William Bradford Shockley, American engineer and teacher, cowinner (with John Bardeen and Walter H. Brattain) of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1956 for their development of the transistor, a device that largely replaced the bulkier and less-efficient vacuum tube and ushered in the age of microminiature electronics. – Encyclopaedia Britannica

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1. When did William Bradford Shockley win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1950
b) 1956
c) 1945
d) 1962

2. When was William Bradford Shockley born?
a) 13 February 1910
b) 16 May 1912
c) 15 July 1904
d) 10 October 1906

3. Where was William Bradford Shockley born?
a) Edinburgh
b) Glamorgan
c) London
d) Dublin

4. Which university did William Bradford Shockley attend?
a) Harvard
b) Princeton
c) Regent
d) Yale

5. When did William Bradford Shockley join Bell Telephone Laboratories?
a) 1938
b) 1945
c) 1952
d) 1936

6. In what position did William Bradford Shockley serve in Anti-submarine Warfare Operations Research Group?
a) Cryptographer
b) Director of research
c) Rating
d) Captain

7. When did William Bradford Shockley write Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors?
a) 1942
b) 1948
c) 1950
d) 1952

8. For what did William Bradford Shockley win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Invention of transistor
b) Development of bubble chamber
c) Discovery of Cherenkov Effect
d) Work in quantum electronics

9. When did William Bradford Shockley die?
a) 16 January 1993
b) 4 April 2000
c) 12 August 1989
d) 9 November 2002

10. Where did William Bradford Shockley die?
a) Baltimore
b) Palo Alto
c) Augusta
d) Charleston

William Bradford Shockley Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did William Bradford Shockley win Nobel Prize for Physics?
b) 1956

2. When was William Bradford Shockley born?
a) 13 February 1910

3. Where was William Bradford Shockley born?
c) London

4. Which university did William Bradford Shockley attend?
a) Harvard

5. When did William Bradford Shockley join Bell Telephone Laboratories?
d) 1936

6. In what position did William Bradford Shockley serve in Anti-submarine Warfare Operations Research Group?
b) Director of research

7. When did William Bradford Shockley write Electrons and Holes in Semiconductors?
c) 1950

8. For what did William Bradford Shockley win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Invention of transistor

9. When did William Bradford Shockley die?
c) 12 August 1989

10. Where did William Bradford Shockley die?
b) Palo Alto

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