Nobel Prize

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Who established the Nobel Prize?

Alfred Nobel

John Nobel

Sven Nobel

Thomas Nobel

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How many people have won the Nobel Prize more than once as of 2022?

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In 2022, American Barry Sharpless became the 5th person ever to win a second Nobel Prize, two decades after his first.

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Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize?

Marie Curie

Jane Goodall

Rosalind Franklin

Lise Meitner

Marie won the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her discovery of the elements polonium and radium.

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Which of the following is NOT a Nobel Prize category?

Psychology

Chemistry

Literature

Physics

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Which organization has won the Nobel Prize three times?

The Red Cross

UN

NATO

FIFA

The International Committee of the Red Cross was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1917, 1944 and 1963.

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Which famous singer/songwriter won the Nobel Prize in 2016?

Bob Dylan

Paul McCartney

Bob Geldof

Mick Jagger

He won the prize for for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".

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What's the location of the annual December 10 Prize giving ceremony?

The Nobel Prize award ceremony takes place at the Stockholm City Hall, Sweden.

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Which Nobel Prize category was created much later than the other five?

Economics

Medicine

Peace

Physics

The award was established in 1968 by an endowment "in perpetuity" from Sweden's central bank.

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Of the following, who did NOT receive the Nobel prize?

Isaac Newton

Albert Einstein

Nelson Mandela

Barack Obama

Newton lived more than 200 years before the first Nobel Prizes were awarded.

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Which of the following do winners of the Nobel Prize NOT receive?

Hat

Medal

Money

Diploma

Each recipient receives a gold medal, a diploma, and a monetary award of about $900,000.
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