Svante Arrhenius Quiz

Svante Arrhenius

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Svante August Arrhenius was a Swedish scientist, originally a physicist, but often referred to as a chemist, and one of the founders of the science of physical chemistry. The Arrhenius equation, lunar crater Arrhenius and the Arrhenius Labs at Stockholm University are named after him. The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1903 was awarded to Svante Arrhenius “in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered to the advancement of chemistry by his electrolytic theory of dissociation”.

Svante Arrhenius Quiz Questions

1. When did Svante Arrhenius win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) 1905
b) 1903
c) 1911
d) 1917

2. When was Svante Arrhenius born?
a) 19 February 1859
b) 7 May 1850
c) 9 August 1852
d) 3 November 1857

3. Where was Svante Arrhenius born?
a) Oslo
b) Helsinki
c) Vik
d) Berlin

4. Which university did Svante Arrhenius attend?
a) Copenhagen
b) Sorbonne
c) Oxford
d) Uppsala

5. For what did Svante Arrhenius win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) Synthesis of ammonia
b) Theory of electrolytic dissociation
c) Work on disperse systems
d) Vitamin research

6. Which magazine published Svante Arrhenius’ article on climate model of influence of carbon dioxide on the atmosphere?
a) Nature
b) Quarterly Review
c) The Philosophical Magazine
d) Spectator

7. When did Svante Arrhenius publish Worlds in the Making?
a) 1908
b) 1905
c) 1900
d) 1904

8. Which field did Svante Arrhenius abandon after experimenting on plants and animals?
a) Dendrology
b) Immunology
c) Astronomy
d) Zoology

9. When did Svante Arrhenius die?
a) 14 January 1932
b) 5 April 1934
c) 15 September 1949
d) 2 October 1927

10. Where did Svante Arrhenius die?
a) Graz
b) Amsterdam
c) Stockholm
d) Riga

Svante Arrhenius Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When did Svante Arrhenius win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
b) 1903

2. When was Svante Arrhenius born?
a) 19 February 1859

3. Where was Svante Arrhenius born?
c) Vik

4. Which university did Svante Arrhenius attend?
d) Uppsala

5. For what did Svante Arrhenius win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
b) Theory of electrolytic dissociation

6. Which magazine published Svante Arrhenius’ article on climate model of influence of carbon dioxide on the atmosphere?
c) The Philosophical Magazine

7. When did Svante Arrhenius publish Worlds in the Making?
a) 1908

8. Which field did Svante Arrhenius abandon after experimenting on plants and animals?
b) Immunology

9. When did Svante Arrhenius die?
d) 2 October 1927

10. Where did Svante Arrhenius die?
c) Stockholm

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:33:07.

Updated: December 25, 2018 — 2:58 pm

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