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Abdus Salam Quiz

Abdus Salam Quiz Questions

(Some sources claim Abdus Salam was born in Santokdas.)

A commemorative stamp to honour the services o...

A commemorative stamp to honour the services of Dr. Abdus Salam. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When did Abdus Salam win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1972
b) 1979
c) 1984
d) 1986

2. When was Abdus Salam born?
a) 29 January 1926
b) 2 May 1914
c) 19 September 1918
d) 21 December 1922

3. Where was Abdus Salam born?
a) Ludhiana
b) Peshawar
c) Jhang Maghiana
d) Multan

4. Which college did Abdus Salam attend in 1940-1944?
a) Anglo-Mohammedan College
b) King Edward Medical College
c) Aitchison College
d) Government College

5. Where was Abdus Salam professor of theoretical physics in 1957-1960?
a) Lahore College for Women
b) Imperial College of Science and Technology
c) Hailey College of Commerce
d) California Institute of Technology

6. What was set up on 16 September 1961 on the advice of Abdus Salam?
a) Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission
b) International Centre for Theoretical Physics
c) Pakistan Academy of Sciences
d) Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

7. For what did Abdus Salam win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Formulating the electroweak theory
b) Discovery of argon
c) Spectroscopic and metrological investigations
d) Development of wireless telegraphy

8. When did Abdus Salam die?
a) 1 January 2001
b) 4 April 1998
c) 8 August 2002
d) 21 November 1996

9. Where did Abdus Salam die?
a) Karachi
b) Rawalpindi
c) Oxford
d) Faisalabad

10. The epitaph on Abdus Salam’s tomb read “First Muslim Nobel Laureate." Which word was erased?
a) First
b) Muslim
c) Nobel
d) Laureate

Abdus Salam Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Abdus Salam win Nobel Prize for Physics?
b) 1979

2. When was Abdus Salam born?
a) 29 January 1926

3. Where was Abdus Salam born?
c) Jhang Maghiana

4. Which college did Abdus Salam attend in 1940-1944?
d) Government College

5. Where was Abdus Salam professor of theoretical physics in 1957-1960?
b) Imperial College of Science and Technology

6. What was set up on 16 September 1961 on the advice of Abdus Salam?
d) Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission

7. For what did Abdus Salam win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Formulating the electroweak theory

8. When did Abdus Salam die?
d) 21 November 1996

9. Where did Abdus Salam die?
c) Oxford

10. The epitaph on Abdus Salam’s tomb read “First Muslim Nobel Laureate." Which word was erased?
b) Muslim

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