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James Alfred Van Allen Quiz Questions

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1. When was James Alfred Van Allen born?
a) 4 February 1924
b) 2 April 1918
c) 7 September 1914
d) 28 December 1912

2. Where was James Alfred Van Allen born?
a) Mount Pleasant
b) Silver Spring
c) Dartmouth
d) Charlestown

3. Which college did James Alfred Van Allen attend?
a) William and Mary College
b) Iowa Wesleyan College
c) St. Dominic’s College
d) Sacred Heart College

4. What was Aerobee which James Alfred Van Allen helped develop?
a) Missile
b) Satellite
c) Rocket
d) Destroyer

5. When was James Alfred Van Allen professor of physics at the University of Iowa?
a) 1951-1985
b) 1942-1946
c) 1946-1950
d) 1988-1998

6. What was the year 1957-1958?
a) Second International Polar Year
b) International Geophysical Year
c) International Year of Youth
d) International Year of Telecommunications

7. When was Explorer launched?
a) 26 July 1969
b) 12 June 1964
c) 31 January 1958
d) 12 November 1952

8. When did James Alfred Van Allen discover Van Allen radiation belts?
a) 1948
b) 1972
c) 1962
d) 1958

9. When did James Alfred Van Allen die?
a) 26 March 2008
b) 9 August 2006
c) 28 May 2004
d) 14 October 2012

10. Where did James Alfred Van Allen die?
a) New York
b) San Francisco
c) Los Angeles
d) Iowa City

James Alfred Van Allen Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was James Alfred Van Allen born?
c) 7 September 1914

2. Where was James Alfred Van Allen born?
a) Mount Pleasant

3. Which college did James Alfred Van Allen attend?
b) Iowa Wesleyan College

4. What was Aerobee which James Alfred Van Allen helped develop?
c) Rocket

5. When was James Alfred Van Allen professor of physics at the University of Iowa?
a) 1951-1985

6. What was the year 1957-1958?
b) International Geophysical Year

7. When was Explorer launched?
c) 31 January 1958

8. When did James Alfred Van Allen discover Van Allen radiation belts?
d) 1958

9. When did James Alfred Van Allen die?
b) 9 August 2006

10. Where did James Alfred Van Allen die?
d) Iowa City

Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:31 am

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