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Philipp Lenard Quiz

Philipp Lenard Quiz Questions

German physicist Phillipp Lenard

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1. When did Philipp Lenard win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1903
b) 1905
c) 1904
d) 1907

2. When was Philipp Lenard born?
a) 7 November 1857
b) 7 June 1862
c) 15 May 1859
d) 9 January 1852

3. Where was Philipp Lenard born?
a) Nantes
b) La Rochelle
c) Pressburg
d) Amiens

4. To whom was Philipp Lenard assistant at Bonn University?
a) Pierre Curie
b) Maria Sklodowska
c) Niels Bohr
d) Heinrich Hertz

5. For what did Philipp Lenard win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Discovery of cadmium
b) Research on cathode rays
c) Discovery of X Rays
d) Research on gravity

6. At which university did Philipp Lenard teach in 1907-1931?
a) Heidelberg
b) Berlin
c) Frankfurt
d) Dusseldorf

7. When was Uber Kathodenstrahlen published?
a) 1901
b) 1896
c) 1906
d) 1904

8. Which theory did Philipp Lenard publicly denounce?
a) Theory of evolution
b) Theory of relativity
c) Theory of resonance
d) Theory of contiguity

9. When did Philipp Lenard die?
a) 4 July 1948
b) 20 May 1947
c) 22 March 1942
d) 29 December 1940

10. Where did Philipp Lenard die?
a) Aachen
b) Breslau
c) Kiel
d) Messelhausen

Philipp Lenard Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Philipp Lenard win Nobel Prize for Physics?
b) 1905

2. When was Philipp Lenard born?
b) 7 June 1862

3. Where was Philipp Lenard born?
c) Pressburg

4. To whom was Philipp Lenard assistant at Bonn University?
d) Heinrich Hertz

5. For what did Philipp Lenard win Nobel Prize for Physics?
b) Research on cathode rays

6. At which university did Philipp Lenard teach in 1907-1931?
a) Heidelberg

7. When was Uber Kathodenstrahlen published?
c) 1906

8. Which theory did Philipp Lenard publicly denounce?
b) Theory of relativity

9. When did Philipp Lenard die?
b) 20 May 1947

10. Where did Philipp Lenard die?
d) Messelhausen

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:39.

Alfred Lothar Wegener Quiz

Alfred Wegener

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Alfred Lothar Wegener was a German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist. During his lifetime he was primarily known for his achievements in meteorology and as a pioneer of polar research, but today he is most remembered as the originator of the theory of continental drift by hypothesizing in 1912 that the continents are slowly drifting around the Earth. – Wikipedia

Alfred Lothar Wegener Quiz Questions

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1. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
a) 3 March 1888
b) 1 May 1884
c) 2 July 1882
d) 1 November 1880

2. Where was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
a) Innsbruck
b) Berlin
c) Hamburg
d) Dresden

3. From which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener get doctorate in astronomy?
a) Ruperto-Carola
b) Loughborough
c) Johann Wolfgang Goethe
d) Friedrich Wilhelms

4. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener’s first expedition to Greenland?
a) 1906-1908
b) 1896-1900
c) 1902-1904
d) 1914-1918

5. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener build near Danmarkshavn?
a) Planetarium
b) Observatory
c) Meteorological station
d) College

6. At which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener teach in 1908-1914?
a) Heidelberg
b) Marburg
c) Dusseldorf
d) Danzig

7. When did Alfred Lothar Wegener publish Die Entstehung der Kontinente und Ozeane (The Origin of Continents and Oceans)?
a) 1910
b) 1905
c) 1915
d) 1908

8. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener call the single large continent that broke up?
a) Urkontinent
b) Laurasia
c) Gondwana
d) Azania

9. Which theory did Alfred Lothar Wegener propose?
a) Evolution
b) Relativity
c) Continental drift
d) Dark matter

10. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener professor of meteorology and geophysics at the University of Graz?
a) 1932-1938
b) 1924-1930
c) 1940-1944
d) 1936-1940

Alfred Lothar Wegener Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
d) 1 November 1880

2. Where was Alfred Lothar Wegener born?
b) Berlin

3. From which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener get doctorate in astronomy?
d) Friedrich Wilhelms

4. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener’s first expedition to Greenland?
a) 1906-1908

5. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener build near Danmarkshavn?
c) Meteorological station

6. At which university did Alfred Lothar Wegener teach in 1908-1914?
b) Marburg

7. When did Alfred Lothar Wegener publish Die Entstehung der Kontinente und Ozeane (The Origin of Continents and Oceans)?
c) 1915

8. What did Alfred Lothar Wegener call the single large continent that broke up?
a) Urkontinent

9. Which theory did Alfred Lothar Wegener propose?
c) Continental drift

10. When was Alfred Lothar Wegener professor of meteorology and geophysics at the University of Graz?
b) 1924-1930

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:17.

John Bardeen Quiz

John Bardeen

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John Bardeen was an American physicist and electrical engineer, the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice. First time he shared the prize with William Shockley and Walter Brattain for the invention of the transistor. Second time he shared the prize with Leon N Cooper and John Robert Schrieffer for a fundamental theory of conventional superconductivity known as the BCS theory.

John Bardeen Quiz Questions

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1. When did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1956
b) 1950
c) 1945
d) 1962

2. When did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
a) 1966
b) 1964
c) 1972
d) 1976

3. When was John Bardeen born?
a) 29 February 1904
b) 23 May 1908
c) 11 July 1898
d) 5 December 1896

4. Where was John Bardeen born?
a) Portland
b) Detroit
c) Albany
d) Madison

5. When did John Bardeen join Bell Telephone Laboratories?
a) 1936
b) 1945
c) 1952
d) 1954

6. Where was John Bardeen a professor of electrical engineering and physics?
a) Caltech
b) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
c) University of Illinois at Springfield
d) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

7. For what did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Invention of transistor
b) Development of bubble chamber
c) Discovery of Cherenkov Effect
d) Work in quantum electronics

8. For what did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
a) Invention of holography
b) Theory of superconductivity
c) Work in radio astronomy
d) Applications of lasers in spectroscopy

9. When did John Bardeen die?
a) 30 January 1991
b) 6 April 1998
c) 5 August 2004
d) 7 November 2000

10. Where did John Bardeen die?
a) Chicago
b) Boston
c) Austin
d) Sacramento

John Bardeen Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) 1956

2. When did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
c) 1972

3. When was John Bardeen born?
b) 23 May 1908

4. Where was John Bardeen born?
d) Madison

5. When did John Bardeen join Bell Telephone Laboratories?
b) 1945

6. Where was John Bardeen a professor of electrical engineering and physics?
d) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

7. For what did John Bardeen first win Nobel Prize for Physics?
a) Invention of transistor

8. For what did John Bardeen win Nobel Prize for Physics for the second time?
b) Theory of superconductivity

9. When did John Bardeen die?
a) 30 January 1991

10. Where did John Bardeen die?
b) Boston

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:11.