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Emil Fischer | Winner of 1902 Nobel Prize for Chemistry

Emil Fischer was a German chemist and recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He discovered the Fischer esterification. He developed the Fischer projection.

Fischer esterification is a special type of esterification by refluxing a carboxylic acid and an alcohol in the presence of an acid catalyst. The reaction was first described by Emil Fischer and Arthur Speier in 1895

The Fischer projection is a two-dimensional representation of a three-dimensional organic molecule by projection.

Emil Fischer Quiz Questions

1. When did Emil Fischer win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) 1904
b) 1902
c) 1912
d) 1918

2. When was Emil Fischer born?
a) 15 February 1848
b) 7 May 1850
c) 9 October 1852
d) 3 August 1857

3. Where was Emil Fischer born?
a) Euskirchen
b) Hamburg
c) Vienna
d) Regensburg

4. Which university gave a doctorate to Emil Fischer in 1874?
a) Tubingen
b) Edinburgh
c) Heidelberg
d) Strasbourg

5. Who chose Emil Fischer as assistant in research laboratory?
a) Bernhard Tollens
b) Adolph von Bayer
c) Heinrich Kiliani
d) August Wilhelm von Hofmann

6. When did Emil Fischer become professor at the University of Berlin?
a) 1892
b) 1908
c) 1896
d) 1904

7. What did Emil Fischer discover in 1895?
a) Glucose
b) Fructose
c) Phenylhydrazine
d) Amino acid

8. For what did Emil Fischer win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) Discovery of heavy hydrogen
b) Work on sugar and purine syntheses
c) Discovery of the fission of heavy nuclei
d) Work with mass spectrograph

9. When did Emil Fischer die?
a) 8 January 1920
b) 3 April 1924
c) 15 July 1919
d) 14 December 1918

10. Where did Emil Fischer die?
a) Geneva
b) Munich
c) Dresden
d) Berlin

Emil Fischer Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Emil Fischer win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
b) 1902

2. When was Emil Fischer born?
c) 9 October 1852

3. Where was Emil Fischer born?
a) Euskirchen

4. Which university gave a doctorate to Emil Fischer in 1874?
d) Strasbourg

5. Who chose Emil Fischer as assistant in research laboratory?
b) Adolph von Bayer

6. When did Emil Fischer become professor at the University of Berlin?
a) 1892

7. What did Emil Fischer discover in 1895?
c) Phenylhydrazine

8. For what did Emil Fischer win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
b) Work on sugar and purine syntheses

9. When did Emil Fischer die?
c) 15 July 1919

10. Where did Emil Fischer die?
d) Berlin

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