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Philipp Lenard Quiz

Philipp Lenard Quiz Questions

German physicist Phillipp Lenard

German physicist Phillipp Lenard (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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.

Mercury Quiz

Mercury Quiz Questions

Mercury in black and white

Mercury in black and white (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who is Mercury in mythology?
a) God of justice
b) God of war
c) God of wind
d) God of commerce

2) What is the minimum surface temperature of Mercury?
a) 72?C
b) 0?C
c) -10?C
d) -173?C

3) What is the maximum surface temperature of Mercury?
a) 122?C
b) 427?C
c) 285?C
d) 576?C

4) What is the tilt of axis (degrees) of Mercury?
a) One
b) Two
c) Zero
d) Three

5) Which spacecraft first visited Mercury?
a) Pioneer 4
b) Mariner 8
c) Ulysses
d) Mariner 10

6) Which theory correctly predicted the motions of Mercury?
a) Gravitational Theory
b) General Theory of Relativity
c) Theory of Evolution
d) Heliocentric Theory

English: Mercury 10 diagram of Mercury 3 Encou...

English: Mercury 10 diagram of Mercury 3 Encounter. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) Who determined that Mercury must be tidally locked to the Sun? (This was proved wrong later on.)
a) John Dyce
b) Albert Goldstein
c) Giovanni Schiaparelli
d) James Pettengill

8) Who of the following believed that Mercury orbited the Sun?
a) Aristotle
b) Heraclitus
c) Plato
d) Socrates

9) What is Mercury’ rotation period around axis?
a) 31.25 days
b) 44.75 days
c) 58.65 days
d) 71.29 days

10) What is the length of a year of Mercury?
a) 92.245 days
b) 87.969 days
c) 47.701 days
d) 164.321 days

Mercury Quiz Questions with Answers

English: Photograph of the Italian astronomer ...

Photograph of the Italian astronomer Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli (March 14, 1835 – July 4, 1910) was an Italian astronomer and science historian (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Who is Mercury in mythology?
d) God of commerce

2) What is the minimum surface temperature of Mercury?
d) -173?C

3) What is the maximum surface temperature of Mercury?
b) 427?C

4) What is the tilt of axis (degrees) of Mercury?
c) Zero

5) Which spacecraft first visited Mercury?
d) Mariner 10

6) Which theory correctly predicted the motions of Mercury?
b) General Theory of Relativity

7) Who determined that Mercury must be tidally locked to the Sun? (This was proved wrong later on.)
c) Giovanni Schiaparelli

8) Who of the following believed that Mercury orbited the Sun?
b) Heraclitus

9) What is Mercury’ rotation period around axis?
c) 58.65 days

10) What is the length of a year of Mercury?
b) 87.969 days

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Originally posted 2016-05-20 20:21:05.