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Har Gobind Khorana Quiz

Har Gobind Khorana was an biochemist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. Holley for research that helped to show how the nucleotides in nucleic acids, which carry the genetic code of the cell, control the cell’s synthesis of proteins. Khorana and Nirenberg were also awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University in the same year.

Har Gobind Khorana Quiz Questions

1. When did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
a) 1973
b) 1968
c) 1964
d) 1976

2. When was Har Gobind Khorana born?
a) 9 January 1922
b) 15 April 1917
c) 4 September 1919
d) 30 December 1925

3. In which country is Har Gobind Khorana’s birthplace Raipur?
a) Bangladesh
b) India
c) Nepal
d) Pakistan

4. From which university did Har Gobind Khorana receive doctorate in 1948?
a) Delhi
b) Liverpool
c) Punjab
d) Calcutta

5. At which university did Har Gobind Khorana begin research on nucleic acids?
a) Cambridge
b) Harvard
c) Madras
d) Osmania

6. When did Har Gobind Khorana become an American citizen?
a) 1942
b) 1968
c) 1954
d) 1966

7. For what did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
a) Acquired immunity to tissue transplants
b) Deciphering the genetic code
c) Work on biological combustion
d) Discoveries in animal behaviour patterns

8. When did Har Gobind Khorana join the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology?
a) 1960
b) 1975
c) 1971
d) 1980

9. When did Har Gobind Khorana die?
a) 4 March 1996
b) 26 June 2008
c) 4 July 1998
d) 9 November 2011

10. Where did Har Gobind Khorana die?
a) Ambala
b) Concord
c) Ludhiana
d) Gurdaspur

Har Gobind Khorana Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
b) 1968

2. When was Har Gobind Khorana born?
a) 9 January 1922

3. In which country is Har Gobind Khorana’s birthplace Raipur?
d) Pakistan

4. From which university did Har Gobind Khorana receive doctorate in 1948?
b) Liverpool

5. At which university did Har Gobind Khorana begin research on nucleic acids?
a) Cambridge

6. When did Har Gobind Khorana become an American citizen?
d) 1966

7. For what did Har Gobind Khorana win Nobel Prize for Medicine?
b) Deciphering the genetic code

8. When did Har Gobind Khorana join the faculty of Massachusetts Institute of Technology?
c) 1971

9. When did Har Gobind Khorana die?
d) 9 November 2011

10. Where did Har Gobind Khorana die?
b) Concord

 

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:33:59.

Linus Pauling Quiz

Pauling's graduation photo from Oregon Agricultural College in 1922

Pauling’s graduation photo from Oregon Agricultural College in 1922 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Linus Pauling Quiz Questions

1. When did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) 1954
b) 1945
c) 1951
d) 1947

2. When did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Peace?
a) 1958
b) 1962
c) 1960
d) 1957

3. When was Linus Pauling born?
a) 28 February 1901
b) 5 July 1900
c) 15 May 1909
d) 9 December 1902

4. Where was Linus Pauling born?
a) New York
b) Los Angeles
c) Portland
d) Munich

Signature of Linus Pauling

Signature of Linus Pauling (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. Which college did Linus Pauling attend?
a) Whittier College
b) Bethany College
c) Christ College
d) Oregon Agricultural College

6. Where did Linus Pauling work in 1927-1963?
a) London School of Economics
b) California Institute of Technology
c) Massachusetts Institute of Technology
d) Stanford University

7. For what did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) Synthesis of ammonia
b) Work in thermochemistry
c) Research into the nature of chemical bond and its use in elucidating molecular structure
d) Work with mass spectrograph

8. For what did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Peace?
a) Settling dispute between USA and UK over fisheries
b) Efforts to ban nuclear tests
c) Bringing about Locarno Pact
d) Organizing United Nations

9. When did Linus Pauling die?
a) 3 March 1998
b) 19 August 1994
c) 4 June 1992
d) 29 November 1990

10. Where did Linus Pauling die?
a) Boston
b) Chicago
c) Austin
d) Big Sur

Linus Pauling Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) 1954

2. When did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Peace?
b) 1962

3. When was Linus Pauling born?
a) 28 February 1901

4. Where was Linus Pauling born?
c) Portland

5. Which college did Linus Pauling attend?
d) Oregon Agricultural College

6. Where did Linus Pauling work in 1927-1963?
b) California Institute of Technology

7. For what did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
c) Research into the nature of chemical bond and its use in elucidating molecular structure

8. For what did Linus Pauling win Nobel Prize for Peace?
b) Efforts to ban nuclear tests

9. When did Linus Pauling die?
b) 19 August 1994

10. Where did Linus Pauling die?
d) Big Sur

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:38:35.