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What is the full name of Stephen Hawking ?

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Stephen William Hawking
Stephen Joseph Hawking
Stephen Oliver Hawking
Stephen Thomas Hawking


He is an English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge

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Stephen Hawking was born in which city ?

Birmingham
Oxford
Bradford
Cambridge

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Stephen Hawking was born on 8 January 1942 to Frank and Isobel Hawking in Oxford, England.

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What was the nickname of Stephen Hawking at his school ?

Newton
Galileo
Einstein
Tesla


When he was 9 years old, his grades ranked among the worst in his class but he was more interested in knowing the chemisty of things around him. He has talked about how he was known to disassemble clocks and radios. Due to this fact, his nickname was "Einstein".

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Stephen Hawking has survived for over fifty years after being diagnosed with a disease that only 4% of people survive 10 years with. What is the name of this disease ?

Cerebral aneurysm
Central pain syndrome
Auditory processing disorder
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS is a motor neurone disease. It is characterised by muscle spasticity, rapidly progressive weakness due to muscle atrophy, difficulty in speaking (dysarthria), swallowing (dysphagia), and breathing (dyspnea). ALS is the most common of the five motor neuron diseases.

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Stephen Hawking was born on which famous scientist's 300th death anniversary ?

Galileo
Newton
Einstein
Tesla

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Hawking was born on Jan. 8, 1942, the 300th anniversary of Galileo's death.

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Stephen Hawking worked to find an equation that would encapsulate the theory of the origin of the universe. What is the name of this theory ?

The Universal Truth
Grand Unified Theory
Big bang theory
Bang theory


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In 1979, Hawking was appointed as the Lucasian Professor of Mathematics in Cambridge University. Which other scientist held this post before ?

Galileo
Einstein
Newton
Tesla

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Sir Isaac Newton held this post 300 years earlier.

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Stephen Hawking book "A Brief History of Time" was published in which year ?

1969
1972
1980
1988


"A Brief History of Time" was an instant best-seller when it came out in 1988.

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How many kids does Hawking have ?

3
4
5
6


He has three children from his first marriage: Robert, Lucy and Timothy.

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Stephen Hawking wrote a children's book with his daughter, Lucy. What is the title of this book ?

Summer Bridge Activities
George's Secret Key to the Universe
Know about science now
A Little Giant Book of Science Experiments

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