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Myanmar Quiz

(Myanmar is referred to as Burma for the times before 1989.)

Myanmar Quiz Questions

1. When was the First Anglo-Burmese War?
a) 1804-1806
b) 1824-1826
c) 1756
d) 1764

2. Where did Thibaw, last king of Burma, die?
a) Rangoon
b) Mandalay
c) Calcutta
d) Ratnagiri

3. When was Burma separated from India?
a) 1914
b) 1915
c) 1937
d) 1950

4. When did Burma become independent?
a) 4 January 1948
b) 26 April 1952
c) 6 July 1964
d) 15 October 1965

5. Who was the dictator of Burma in 1962-1988?
a) Aung San
b) U Nu
c) Ba Maw
d) Ne Win

6. Which is the capital of Myanmar?
a) Bassein
b) Naypyidaw
c) Pegu
d) Sittwe

7. Which is the currency of Myanmar?
a) Rupee
b) Baht
c) Kyat
d) Yen

8. Which is the official language of Myanmar?
a) Lolo
b) Burmese
c) Pali
d) Shan

9. Who won Nobel Prize for Peace in 1991?
a) Aung San Suu Kyi
b) U Sein Win
c) Khin Kyi
d) U Thant

10. Which sea is to be south of Myanmar?
a) Tasman Sea
b) Andaman Sea
c) Mindanao Sea
d) Coral Sea

Myanmar Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was the First Anglo-Burmese War?
b) 1824-1826

2. Where did Thibaw, last king of Burma, die?
d) Ratnagiri

3. When was Burma separated from India?
c) 1937

4. When did Burma become independent?
a) 4 January 1948

5. Who was the dictator of Burma in 1962-1988?
d) Ne Win

6. Which is the capital of Myanmar?
b) Naypyidaw

7. Which is the currency of Myanmar?
c) Kyat

8. Which is the official language of Myanmar?
b) Burmese

9. Who won Nobel Prize for Peace in 1991?
a) Aung San Suu Kyi

10. Which sea is to be south of Myanmar?
b) Andaman Sea

Originally posted 2016-07-01 21:58:21.

List of “The Nobel Peace Prize” Winners

The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by a committee of five persons who are chosen by the Norwegian Storting.

2015 – Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet

2014 – Kailash Satyarthi

2014 – Malala Yousafzai

2013 – Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons

2012 – European Union

2011 – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

2011 – Leymah Gbowee

2011 – Tawakel Karman

2010 – Liu Xiaobo

2009 – Barack H. Obama

2008 – Martti Ahtisaari

2007 – Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

2007 – Albert Arnold (Al) Gore Jr.

2006 – Muhammad Yunus

2006 – Grameen Bank

2005 – International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

2005 – Mohamed ElBaradei

2004 – Wangari Muta Maathai

2003 – Shirin Ebadi

2002 – Jimmy Carter

2001 – United Nations (U.N.)

2001 – Kofi Annan

2000 – Kim Dae-jung

1999 – Médecins Sans Frontières

1998 – John Hume

1998 – David Trimble

1997 – International Campaign to Ban Landmines (ICBL)

1997 – Jody Williams

1996 – Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

1996 – José Ramos-Horta

1995 – Joseph Rotblat

1995 – Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs

1994 – Yasser Arafat

1994 – Shimon Peres

1994 – Yitzhak Rabin

1993 – Nelson Mandela

1993 – Frederik Willem de Klerk

1992 – Rigoberta Menchú Tum

1991 – Aung San Suu Kyi

1990 – Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev

1989 – The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso)

1988 – United Nations Peacekeeping Forces

1987 – Oscar Arias Sánchez

1986 – Elie Wiesel

1985 – International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

1984 – Desmond Mpilo Tutu

1983 – Lech Walesa

1982 – Alva Myrdal

1982 – Alfonso García Robles

1981 – Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

1980 – Adolfo Pérez Esquivel

1979 – Mother Teresa

1978 – Mohamed Anwar al-Sadat

1978 – Menachem Begin

1977 – Amnesty International

1976 – Betty Williams

1976 – Mairead Corrigan

1975 – Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov

1974 – Seán MacBride

1974 – Eisaku Sato

1973 – Henry A. Kissinger

1973 – Le Duc Tho

1972 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money for 1972 was allocated to the Main Fund.

1971 – Willy Brandt

1970 – Norman E. Borlaug

1969 – International Labour Organization (I.L.O.)

1968 – René Cassin

1967 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1966 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1965 – United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

1964 – Martin Luther King Jr.

1963 – Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)

1963 – Ligue des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge (League of Red Cross Societies)

1962 – Linus Carl Pauling

1961 – Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld

1960 – Albert John Lutuli

1959 – Philip J. Noel-Baker

1958 – Georges Pire

1957 – Lester Bowles Pearson

1956 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1955 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1954 – Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

1953 – George Catlett Marshall

1952 – Albert Schweitzer

1951 – Léon Jouhaux

1950 – Ralph Bunche

1949 – Lord (John) Boyd Orr of Brechin

1948 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1947 – Friends Service Council (The Quakers)

1947 – American Friends Service Committee (The Quakers)

1946 – Emily Greene Balch

1946 – John Raleigh Mott

1945 – Cordell Hull

1944 – Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)

1943 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1942 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1941 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1940 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1939 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was with 1/3 allocated to the Main Fund and with 2/3 to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1938 – Office international Nansen pour les Réfugiés (Nansen International Office for Refugees)

1937 – Cecil of Chelwood, Viscount (Lord Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne Cecil)

1936 – Carlos Saavedra Lamas

1935 – Carl von Ossietzky

1934 – Arthur Henderson

1933 – Sir Norman Angell (Ralph Lane)

1932 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1931 – Jane Addams

1931 – Nicholas Murray Butler

1930 – Lars Olof Jonathan (Nathan) Söderblom

1929 – Frank Billings Kellogg

1928 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1927 – Ferdinand Buisson

1927 – Ludwig Quidde

1926 – Aristide Briand

1926 – Gustav Stresemann

1925 – Sir Austen Chamberlain

1925 – Charles Gates Dawes

1924 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1923 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1922 – Fridtjof Nansen

1921 – Karl Hjalmar Branting

1921 – Christian Lous Lange

1920 – Léon Victor Auguste Bourgeois

1919 – Thomas Woodrow Wilson

1918 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1917 – Comité international de la Croix Rouge (International Committee of the Red Cross)

1916 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1915 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1914 – No Nobel Prize was awarded this year. The prize money was allocated to the Special Fund of this prize section.

1913 – Henri La Fontaine

1912 – Elihu Root

1911 – Tobias Michael Carel Asser

1911 – Alfred Hermann Fried

1910 – Bureau international permanent de la Paix (Permanent International Peace Bureau)

1909 – Auguste Marie François Beernaert

1909 – Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d’Estournelles de Constant, Baron de Constant de Rebecque

1908 – Klas Pontus Arnoldson

1908 – Fredrik Bajer

1907 – Ernesto Teodoro Moneta

1907 – Louis Renault

1906 – Theodore Roosevelt

1905 – Baroness Bertha Sophie Felicita von Suttner, née Countess Kinsky von Chinic und Tettau

1904 – Institut de droit international (Institute of International Law)

1903 – William Randal Cremer

1902 – Élie Ducommun

1902 – Charles Albert Gobat

1901 – Jean Henry Dunant

1901 – Frédéric Passy

Source: http://nobelprize.org

Originally posted 2016-06-14 00:02:25.

List of Nobel Prize Awarded Women

40 women have been awarded the Nobel Prize between 1901 and 2009. Marie Curie has been honoured twice, with the 1903 Nobel Prize in Physics and the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Thus, the Nobel Prize and Prize in Economic Sciences have been awarded to women 41 times between 1901 and 2009.

The Nobel Prize in Physics
1963 – Maria Goeppert-Mayer
1903 – Marie Curie

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry
2009 – Ada E. Yonath
1964 – Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
1935 – Irène Joliot-Curie
1911 – Marie Curie

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
2009 – Elizabeth H. Blackburn
2009 – Carol W. Greider
2008 – Françoise Barré-Sinoussi
2004 – Linda B. Buck
1995 – Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard
1988 – Gertrude B. Elion
1986 – Rita Levi-Montalcini
1983 – Barbara McClintock
1977 – Rosalyn Yalow
1947 – Gerty Cori

The Nobel Prize in Literature
2009 – Herta Müller
2007 – Doris Lessing
2004 – Elfriede Jelinek
1996 – Wislawa Szymborska
1993 – Toni Morrison
1991 – Nadine Gordimer
1966 – Nelly Sachs
1945 – Gabriela Mistral
1938 – Pearl Buck
1928 – Sigrid Undset
1926 – Grazia Deledda
1909 – Selma Lagerlöf

The Nobel Peace Prize
2004 – Wangari Maathai
2003 – Shirin Ebadi
1997 – Jody Williams
1992 – Rigoberta Menchú Tum
1991 – Aung San Suu Kyi
1982 – Alva Myrdal
1979 – Mother Teresa
1976 – Betty Williams
1976 – Mairead Corrigan
1946 – Emily Greene Balch
1931 – Jane Addams
1905 – Bertha von Suttner

The Prize in Economic Sciences
2009 – Elinor Ostrom

Originally posted 2016-05-20 20:19:29.