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Nobel Prize 2008 Quiz

1) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Chemistry?
a) Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfi, Roger Tsien
b) Bruce Merrifield
c) George A. Olah
d) Ahmed Zewail

2) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Chemistry was given?
a) Invention of solar panel
b) Discovery and development of green fluorescent protein (GFP)
c) Studies of chemical processes on solid surfaces
d) Rates of reaction, chemical equilibrium, and osmotic pressure.

3) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Physics?
a) Stephen Hawking
b) Hargobind Khorana
c) Makoto Kobayashi, Toshihide Maskawa, Yochiro Nambu
d) Neil Armstrong

4) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Physics was given?
a) Theory on Black Hole
b) Landing on Moon
c) Discovery of Gamma rays
d) Theoretical work on fundamental particles

5) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Medicine?
a) Medicines sans Frontiers
b) Francoise Barre-Sinousi, Luc Montagnier, Harald zur Hausen
c) Andrew Z. Fire
d) Barbara McClintock

6) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Medicine was given?
a) Discovery of virus that causes prostrate cancer
b) Discovery of pencillin
c) Discoveries of viruses that cause AIDS and cervical cancer
d) Improvement in surgical instruments

7) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Literature?
a) Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio
b) Doris Lessing
c) Orhan Pamuk
d) Sully Prudhomme

8) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Literature was given?
a) Poetry with rare combination of the qualities of heart and intellect
b) Epicist of female experience
c) Author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a
humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization
d) Discovery of new symbols for the clash and interlacing of cultures

9) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Peace?
a) Red Cross
b) United Nations
c) Shimos Peres
d) Martti Ahtisaari

10) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Peace was given?
a) Peace in Israel and Palestine
b) Relief in Indonesia
c) Peace in South Africa
d) Important efforts on several continents and for more than three decades to resolve
international conflicts

Nobel Prize 2008 Quiz Answers

1) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Chemistry?
a) Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfi, Roger Tsien

2) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Chemistry was given?
b) Discovery and development of green fluorescent protein (GFP)

3) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Physics?
c) Makoto Kobayashi, Toshihide Maskawa, Yochiro Nambu

4) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Physics was given?
d) Theoretical work on fundamental particles

5) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Medicine?
b) Francoise Barre-Sinousi, Luc Montagnier, Harald zur Hausen

6) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Medicine was given?
c) Discoveries of viruses that cause AIDS and cervical cancer

7) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Literature?
a) Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio

8) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Literature was given?
c) Author of new departures, poetic adventure and sensual ecstasy, explorer of a
humanity beyond and below the reigning civilization

9) Who won Nobel Prize 2008 for Peace?
d) Martti Ahtisaari

10) For what was Nobel Prize 2008 for Peace was given?
d) Important efforts on several continents and for more than three decades to resolve
international conflicts

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