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Walter Norman Haworth Quiz

Norman Haworth | Winner of The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1937

Walter Norman Haworth Quiz Questions

1. When did Walter Norman Haworth win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) 1934
b) 1942
c) 1937
d) 1946

2. When was Walter Norman Haworth born?
a) 19 March 1883
b) 4 April 1880
c) 3 July 1882
d) 9 December 1878

3. Where was Walter Norman Haworth born?
a) Haworth
b) Chorley
c) Durham
d) Bradford

4. When did Walter Norman Haworth teach at the University of Durham?
a) 1914-1919
b) 1926-1928
c) 1905-1912
d) 1920-1925

5. When did Walter Norman Haworth write The Constitution of Sugars?
a) 1929
b) 1932
c) 1936
d) 1940

6. What did Walter Norman Haworth call vitamin C?
a) Retinol
b) Ascorbic acid
c) Biotin
d) Pantothenic acid

7. For what did Walter Norman Haworth win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
a) Chlorophyll research
b) Discovery of enzyme crystallization
c) Synthesis of ammonia
d) Research on carbohydrates and vitamin C

8. At which university was Walter Norman Haworth director of the department of chemistry?
a) Manchester
b) Edinburgh
c) Birmingham
d) Frankfurt

9. When did Walter Norman Haworth die?
a) 19 March 1950
b) 4 June 1946
c) 15 August 1951
d) 16 December 1952

10. Where did Walter Norman Haworth die?
a) London
b) Coventry
c) Birmingham
d) York

Walter Norman Haworth Quiz Questions and Answers

1. When did Walter Norman Haworth win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
c) 1937

2. When was Walter Norman Haworth born?
a) 19 March 1883

3. Where was Walter Norman Haworth born?
b) Chorley

4. When did Walter Norman Haworth teach at the University of Durham?
d) 1920-1925

5. When did Walter Norman Haworth write The Constitution of Sugars?
a) 1929

6. What did Walter Norman Haworth call vitamin C?
b) Ascorbic acid

7. For what did Walter Norman Haworth win Nobel Prize for Chemistry?
d) Research on carbohydrates and vitamin C

8. At which university was Walter Norman Haworth director of the department of chemistry?
c) Birmingham

9. When did Walter Norman Haworth die?
a) 19 March 1950

10. Where did Walter Norman Haworth die?
c) Birmingham

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:34:02.

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.

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.