Johannes Diderik van der Waals Quiz

Johannes Diderik van der Waals

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(Diderik is also spelt as Diederik.)

Johannes Diderik van der Waals Quiz Questions

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1. When did Johannes Diderik van der Waals win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1905
b) 1910
c) 1914
d) 1918

2. When was Johannes Diderik van der Waals born?
a) 5 February 1828
b) 14 June 1840
c) 19 September 1836
d) 23 November 1837

3. Where was Johannes Diderik van der Waals born?
a) Hamburg
b) Berlin
c) Leiden
d) Dusseldorf

4. Which university did Johannes Diderik van der Waals attend?
a) Rotterdam
b) Brussels
c) Copenhagen
d) Leiden

5. When was Johannes Diderik van der Waals professor at the University of Amsterdam?
a) 1855-1875
b) 1877-1907
c) 1910-1914
d) 1914-1918

6. For what did Johannes Diderik van der Waals win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Research on liquid and gaseous states of matter
b) Discovery of spontaneous radioactivity
c) Research on cathode rays
d) Discovery of argon

7. What are van der Waals forces?
a) Forces peculiar to a particle moving on a circular path
b) Forces moving in clockwise direction
c) Weak attractive forces between atoms or molecules
d) Forces moving in anti-clockwise direction

8. When did Johannes Diderik van der Waals formulate the Law on Corresponding States?
a) 1892
b) 1902
c) 1884
d) 1880

9. When did Johannes Diderik van der Waals die?
a) 9 March 1923
b) 14 April 1925
c) 17 August 1928
d) 5 December 1937

10. Where did Johannes Diderik van der Waals die?
a) Oslo
b) Amsterdam
c) Stockholm
d) Helsinki

Johannes Diderik van der Waals Quiz Questions with Answers

Johannes Diderik van der Waals

Johannes Diderik van der Waals

1. When did Johannes Diderik van der Waals win Nobel Prize for Physics?
b) 1910

2. When was Johannes Diderik van der Waals born?
d) 23 November 1837

3. Where was Johannes Diderik van der Waals born?
c) Leiden

4. Which university did Johannes Diderik van der Waals attend?
d) Leiden

5. When was Johannes Diderik van der Waals professor at the University of Amsterdam?
b) 1877-1907

6. For what did Johannes Diderik van der Waals win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Research on liquid and gaseous states of matter

7. What are van der Waals forces?
c) Weak attractive forces between atoms or molecules

8. When did Johannes Diderik van der Waals formulate the Law on Corresponding States?
d) 1880

9. When did Johannes Diderik van der Waals die?
a) 9 March 1923

10. Where did Johannes Diderik van der Waals die?
b) Amsterdam

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Updated: July 1, 2016 — 9:57 pm

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