Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Stephen Hawking Quiz 1

Quiz on Life and works of Stephen Hawking

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, famous for his work on black holes, has died today at the age of 76.
Paying tribute to the great scientist, we present you a quiz on Stephen Hawking to familiarise you with his life and works.

Hope you would love Stephen Hawking Quiz, irrespective of your score. This is the first one of the Stephen Hawking Quiz we present for you.


1. When was Stephen Hawking born?
8 January 1942
18 January 1942
18 January 1941
8 January 1940

2. Which city in England was Stephen Hawking born?
Newcastle
Oxford
Manchester
Southampton

3. Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with the disease ALS when he was
25 years
28 years
18 years
21 years

4. Stephen Hawking had a rare disease known as motor neurone disease or Lou Gehrig's disease. Who was Lou Gehrig?
Physician
Scientist
Baseball player
Film actor

5. Which one of the following physicists had held the Lucasian Chair of Mathematics before Stephen Hawking?
Albert Einstein
Issac Newton
Richard Feynman
Roger Penrose

6. Which book by Stephen Hawking was on the London Sunday Times bestseller lilst for over five years?
A Brief Hisoty of Time
The Grand Design
On the Shoulders of Giants
Black Holes and Baby Universes

7. What is the theoretical prediction by Hawking, that black holes emit radiation, called?
Big Bang
Black Hole Paradox
Hawking Radiation
No Hair theorem

8. Name the highest civilian award in the United States awarded in 2009
Presidential Medal of Freedom
Medal of Honour
Legion of Merit
Purple Heart

9. Which Indian theoretical physicist developed the conformal gravity theory along with Fred Hoyle that was challenged by Stephen Hawking in 1964?
Jayant Narlikar
Satyendra Nath Bose
Harish Chandra
Raja Ramanna

10. Which prestigious prize awarded by the University of Cambridge did Hawking share with Roger Penrose in 1966?
Wolf Prize
Eddington Medal
Adams Prize
Copley Medal



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