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Nobel Prize 2009 Quiz

1) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Medicine?
a) Emil von Behring
b) Chalres Richet
c) Carol W. Greider, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Jack W. Szostak
d) Johannes Fibiger

2) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Medicine given?
a) Work on serum therapy
b) Work on Anaphylaxis
c) Discovery of a key mechanism in the genetic operatin of cells
d) Contributions to cancer research

3) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Physics?
a) John Rayleigh, William Strutt
b) Gabriel Lippmann
c) Charles Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George Smith
d) Werner Heisenberg

4) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Physics given?
a) Photographic reproduction of colours
b) Discovery of argon
c) Discovery that led to a breakthrough in fibre optics and inventing the first successful
imaging technology using a digital censor
d) Creation of quantum mechanics

5) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Chemistry?
a) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, Ada E. Yonath
b) Eduard Buchner
c) Svante Arthenius
d) Fritz Haber

6) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Chemistry given?
a) Discovery of noncellular fermentation
b) For having showed what the ribosome looks like and now it functions at the atomic level
c) Synthesis of ammonia
d) Theory of electrolytic dissociation

7) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Literature?
a) Rudyard Kipling
b) Romain Rolland
c) Herta Mueller
d) Thomas Mann

8) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Literature given?
a) Novels, essays and dramas deeply involved with pacificism
b) Work that with the combination of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed
c) Extraordinarily popular poems and stories
d) Essaying showing awareness of fragility of humaneness and tolerance

9) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Peace?
a) Barack Obama
b) Wangari Maathai
c) Shirin Ebadi
d) John Hume, David Trimble

10) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Peace given?
a) Peace in Northern Ireland
b) Work in Iran
c) Promoting intenational diplomacy, co-operation among peoples and world free from nuclear arms
d) Work in Kenya

Nobel Prize 2009 Quiz Answers

1) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Medicine?
c) Carol W. Greider, Elizabeth H. Blackburn, Jack W. Szostak

2) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Medicine given?
c) Discovery of a key mechanism in the genetic operatin of cells

3) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Physics?
c) Charles Kao, Willard S. Boyle, George Smith

4) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Physics given?
c) Discovery that led to a breakthrough in fibre optics and inventing the first successful imaging technology using a digital censor

5) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Chemistry?
a) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Thomas A. Steitz, Ada E. Yonath

6) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Chemistry given?
b) For having showed what the ribosome looks like and now it functions at the atomic level

7) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Literature?
c) Herta Mueller

8) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Literature given?
b) Work that with the combination of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed

9) Who won Nobel Prize 2009 for Peace?
a) Barack Obama

10) For what was Nobel Prize 2009 for Peace given?
c) Promoting intenational diplomacy, co-operation among peoples and world free from nuclear arms

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