NOBLE PPSC TEST PAST PAPERS QUESTIONS

January 18, 2020 0 Comments

PPSC PREPARATION

NOBLE PRIZE

  • Astronomers cannot be nominated for noble prize
  • Marie curie twice won Noble Prize.
  • First Nobel Prizes were awarded on 10 Dec: 1901.
  • What country awards the Nobel peace prize-            Norway
  • Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1972-Nobody
  • Who refused the Nobel Literature prize in 1958-Boris Pasternak
  • Who was the first American to receive the Nobel Literature prize     Sinclair Lewis
  • Which Nobel Prize is not awarded annually in Stockholm     Peace
  • Mother Teresa was awarded Nobel Prize in the field of peace.
  • The New York Times received five Pulitzer prizes of 2009 for investigative, breaking news and international reporting, feature photography and criticism.
    • A noted Indian wildlife biologist, Dr M.D. Madhusudan, Director of Nature Conservation Foundation
  • Four persons have been awarded Nobel Prize twice.
  • Van’t Hoff was the first Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
  • Wole Soyinka is a Nobel Prize winner for literature. He is from Nigeria.
  • Which field was not included by Alfred Nobel originally… Economics
  • Person getting the nobel peace prize in 2008 was of the country. Finland
  • Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm, Sweden, more than 150 years ago. In what year was he born? Alfred Nobel was born in 1833
    • What did Alfred’s father, Immanuel, do for a living? Alfred’s father was an engineer and inventor.

  • Alfred Nobel never married.
  • A future Nobel Laureate worked for a short period of time as Alfred Nobel’s secretary. Who? Bertha von Suttner
    • Alfred Nobel died on 10 December 1896, but not in Sweden, his home country. Where did he die? Alfred Nobel died in San Remo, Italy.
    • Why did Alfred Nobel establish a prize in his will? Alfred Nobel wanted to award the greatest benefits to mankind.
    • Which Nobel category does not yet have a single female laureate? Economics
  • Who won the first Nobel Prize in Physics? Roentgen.
  • Which single winner won the most number of Nobel Prizes? International Committee of the Red Cross.
  • Who was the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize in Literature? Rabindranath Tagore
  • Mathematicsis not a valid Nobel Prize category.
  • In what year did the most people decline their Nobel Prize? 1939
  • Who was the only person to win the Nobel Prize twice — in Peace and Chemistry? Linus Pauling
  • Who was the only person to win the Nobel Prize twice — in both Physics and Chemistry? Marie Curie
  • Name the six categories for which the prizes are awarded. Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature, Peace and Economics.
    • For which category was a Nobel Prize given starting 1969? Economics.
  • Who awards the Peace Prize? The Norwegian Nobel Committee.
  • Max Planck received the noble prize in Physics in 1918 for his discovery of: energy quanta
  • Climate change campaigner Al Gore and the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
    • Rabindra Nath Tagore was the first Indian/South Asian to win Nobel Prize. (Literature in 1931).
  • Former US Vice-President Al Gore has won Noble Peace Prize 2007 for his campaign against Global Warming.
    • Mr Gore won an Oscar for his climate change film An Inconvenient Truth
  • The first negro to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize was Ralph Johnson Bunche
  • Rabindarnath Tagore won first Nobel Prize from South Asia.
  • The first Muslim Nobel Laureate was: Anwar Sadaat of Egypt
  • Nobel Prize holder UN institutions….. UNHCR, UAEA

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