Nobel Prize Related GK Questions : Multiple choice Questions Answer PDF

Nobel Prize Related GK Questions

Nobel Prize Related GK Questions: Nobel Prize is awarded annually for outstanding achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and contributions to peace. Test your knowledge of Nobel Prizes with these GK questions:

  • The Nobel Prize is given in memory of the Swedish chemist Alfred Bernhard Nobel (1833-96) on his death anniversary.
  • Alfred discovered dynamite in 1867.
  • The distribution of the Nobel Prize (established in 1901) takes place annually on December 10th in Stockholm, Sweden, and Oslo, Norway. The Nobel Prize is awarded in six fields: Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace, and Economic Sciences.
  • The Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences was initiated by the Swedish bank ‘Sveriges Riksbank’ on the occasion of its 300th anniversary in 1967. The first recipients were Ragnar Frisch (Norway) and Jan Tinbergen (Netherlands) in 1969.
  • Amartya Sen received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awards the Nobel Prize in Physics and Chemistry.
  • The Swedish Academy awards the Nobel Prize in Literature. The Bank of Sweden awards the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences, and the Norwegian Nobel Committee awards the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • The ‘Karolinska Institute’ in Sweden awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
  • India’s first Nobel Prize in Literature was awarded to Rabindranath Tagore in 1913 for his poetry collection ‘Gitanjali.’
  • Mother Teresa was the first Indian woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1979.
  • The only Muslim professor to receive the Nobel Prize was Abdul Kalam.
  • The first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in Science was C.V. Raman in 1930.
  • The Nobel Prize in 2015 amounted to 8.0 million Swedish Kronor (approximately 6.29 crore).
  • During the Second World War, from 1940 to 1942, the Nobel Prize was not awarded.
  • The first woman to receive a Nobel Prize was Madame Curie in 1903 for the discovery of radium.
  • In a single category of the Nobel Prize, more than three individuals cannot be joint laureates.
  • Only twice has the Nobel Prize been awarded posthumously to two individuals.
  • In 1974, a rule was established that the Nobel Prize would not be awarded posthumously.
  • Malala Yousafzai, from Pakistan, is the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize at 17 years old, awarded in 2014.

Some Nobel Prize Related GK Questions Answer

Who is credited with the invention of dynamite?
(A) Isaac Newton
(B) Alfred Nobel
(C) Ramanujan
(D) Galileo Galilei
Answer: (B)

In which year did Alfred Nobel discover dynamite?
(A) 1855
(B) 1867
(C) 1882
(D) 1901
Answer: (B)

On what date is the Nobel Prize distributed annually?
(A) 25th December
(B) 1st January
(C) 10th December
(D) 15th November
Answer: (C)

How many categories of the Nobel Prize are there?
(A) 3
(B) 5
(C) 6
(D) 8
Answer: (C)

Which organization awards the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine?
(A) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
(B) Karolinska Institute
(C) Bank of Sweden
(D) Norwegian Nobel Committee
Answer: (B)

Who was the first Indian to receive the Nobel Prize in Literature?
(A) Rabindranath Tagore
(B) Amartya Sen
(C) Mother Teresa
(D) Abdul Kalam
Answer: (A)

In which year did Rabindranath Tagore receive the Nobel Prize in Literature?
(A) 1901
(B) 1913
(C) 1930
(D) 1979
Answer: (B)

Who was the first Indian woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize?
(A) Indira Gandhi
(B) Kiran Bedi
(C) Malala Yousafzai
(D) Mother Teresa
Answer: (D)

Which field did Amartya Sen receive the Nobel Prize in?
(A) Physics
(B) Chemistry
(C) Medicine
(D) Economics
Answer: (D)

Which institute awards the Nobel Prize in Physics?
(A) The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
(B) Karolinska Institute
(C) Bank of Sweden
(D) Norwegian Nobel Committee
Answer: (A)

In which field did (C)V. Raman receive the Nobel Prize?
(A) Chemistry
(B) Physics
(C) Medicine
(D) Literature
Answer: (B)

How much money was awarded for the Nobel Prize in 2015?
(A) 5 million Swedish Kronor
(B) 8 million Swedish Kronor
(C) 10 million Swedish Kronor
(D) 15 million Swedish Kronor
Answer: (C)

During which period was the Nobel Prize not awarded due to the Second World War?
(A) 1920-1922
(B) 1939-1945
(C) 1950-1952
(D) 1965-1968
Answer: (B) 1939-1945

Who was the first woman to receive a Nobel Prize?
(A) Marie Curie
(B) Mother Teresa
(C) Rosalind Franklin
(D) Malala Yousafzai
Answer: (A)

How many individuals can share a Nobel Prize in a single category?
(A) 2
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 5
Answer: (B)

In what year did Malala Yousafzai receive the Nobel Peace Prize?
(A) 2008
(B) 2010
(C) 2014
(D) 2018
Answer: (C)

Who was the youngest recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize?
(A) Amartya Sen
(B) Rabindranath Tagore
(C) Malala Yousafzai
(D) Abdul Kalam
Answer: (C)

In 1974, a rule was established regarding Nobel Prizes. What did the rule state?
(A) No Nobel Prize would be awarded posthumously.
(B) Nobel Prize cannot be awarded to more than two individuals.
(C) Nobel Prize would not be awarded during wartime.
(D) Nobel Prize would not be awarded in the field of Economics.
Answer: (A)

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