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Who is the first woman to receive any Nobel Prize ?

Herta Müller
Koichi Tanaka
Günter Grass
Marie Curie

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Born on 7 November 1867, Marie Curie received the Nobel Prize in Physics in the year 1903. She also became the first person to won the two Nobel Prizes, the second one was awarded in Chemistry, given in 1911. She conducted pioneering research on radioactivity theory.

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Who has won the most number of Nobel prizes ?

International Committee of the Red Cross
UNHCR
John Bardeen
UNICEF

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The International Committee of the Red Cross or ICRC was founded in 1863. It is a humanitarian institution and the part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. It has won three Nobel Peace Prizes in 1917, 1944, and 1963.

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In which year, the Nobel Peace Prize was not awarded ?

1928
1938
1948
1958

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In 1948, the Nobel Peace Prize was not awarded. It was due to the Mahatma Gandhi's assassination earlier that year. The prize was left unassigned in his honor.

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Who is the oldest Nobel Laureate till today ?

Physics
William Lawrence Bragg
Le Duc Tho
Leonid Hurwicz

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Born on August 21, 1917, Leonid Hurwicz is the oldest Nobel Laureate. He has won the Nobel prize in economics at the age of 90. He share his 2007 nobel prize with Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson. They won it for their work on mechanism design. Born in Moscow, Russia, Leonid Hurwicz was among the first people in economists to recognize the value of game theory.

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Who declined the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1964 as he had consistently declined all official honors ?

Jean Paul Sartre
William Lawrence Bragg
Le Duc Tho
Leonid Hurwicz

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Born on 21 June 1905, Jean Paul Sartre won the 1964 Nobel Prize in Literature. He just refused it. He was born in Paris, France.

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Who won the first Nobel prize in Physiology ?

Brian P. Schmidt
Christopher A. Sims
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Emil Adolf

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Born on 15 March 1854, Emil Adolf von Behring was the first winner of nobel prize in Physiology in 1901. He is best known for Diphtheria antitoxin or serum.

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Who won the first Nobel peace prize ?

Jean Henry Dunant
Christopher A. Sims
Le Duc Tho
Bruce A. Beutler

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Born on 8 May 1828, Henry Dunant had created the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in 1863.

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Which family has received the most Nobel prizes ?

Schmidt family
Curie family
Sirleaf family
Sartre family

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The family has received 5 Nobel prizes so far. Marie Curie in physics for 1903 and in chemistry for 1911, Pierre Curie in physics for 1903(Shared with Marie), Irène Curie in Chemistry for 1935, Frédéric Curie in chemistry for 1935(shared with Irène Curie), Henry Labouisse in Peace for 1965

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The Nobel prizes are awarded in the city Stockholm, Sweden except the Peace Prize. Where the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in ?

Akershus
Vestfold
Oslo
Hedmark

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Nobel peace prize is one of the five Nobel Prizes. The prize is awarded in Oslo City Hall since 1990. Before this, it was awarded in the Atrium of the University of Oslo Faculty of Law.

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How many people can share a Nobel prize ?

Not more than 1
Not more than 2
Not more than 3
Not more than 4

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A maximum of 3 people can share a Nobel prize.

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