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Nobel Prize

4.1
(39 votes)
10 questions
English
1

Who established the Nobel Prize?

Alfred Nobel

John Nobel

Sven Nobel

Thomas Nobel

49% got this right

2

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

0
5
20

Hard  12% got this right

In 2022, American Barry Sharpless became the 5th person ever to win a second Nobel Prize, two decades after his first.
3

Who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize?

Marie Curie

Jane Goodall

Lise Meitner

Rosalind Franklin

71% got this right

Marie won the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for her discovery of the elements polonium and radium.
4

Which of the following is NOT a Nobel Prize category?

Psychology

Chemistry

Literature

Physics

59% got this right

5
Iris reveal

Which organization has won the Nobel Prize three times?

The Red Cross

FIFA

NATO

UN

41% got this right

The International Committee of the Red Cross was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1917, 1944 and 1963.
6
Blur reveal

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

Bob Dylan

Bob Geldof

Mick Jagger

Paul McCartney

38% got this right

He won the prize for for "having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition".
7

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

Hard  3% got this right

The Nobel Prize award ceremony takes place at the Stockholm City Hall, Sweden.
8
Blur reveal

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

Economics

Medicine

Peace

Physics

Hard  29% got this right

The award was established in 1968 by an endowment "in perpetuity" from Sweden's central bank.
9
Iris reveal

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

Isaac Newton

Albert Einstein

Barack Obama

Nelson Mandela

Hard  27% got this right

Newton lived more than 200 years before the first Nobel Prizes were awarded.
10

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

Hat

Diploma

Medal

Money

46% got this right

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