Volume 5, Issue 1 | January 2018 ISSN: 2395-2547

Grey Matters

Theme: Nobel Prize
- Editor

Ques 1:

      Who is the youngest Nobel Laureate in Literature till date?


Ques 2:

      Who first accepted the Nobel Prize in Literature but rejected later as he was directed to do so by his country?


Ques 3:

Who won the Nobel Prize in Literature "for his mastery of historical and biographical description as well as for brilliant oratory in defending exalted human values"? 


Ques 4:

Neils Bohr won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1922 for ‘his services in the investigation of the structure of atoms and of the radiation emanating from them’. His son went on to win the Nobel Prize in Physics. Name him.


Ques 5:

      Which eminent personality was nominated 32 times for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine but never awarded? 


Ques 6:

     Alfred Nobel in his will stated that instead of a Swedish Committee, the Nobel Prize for Peace was to be given by a committee based in another country. Which country? 


Ques 7:

      The youngest Nobel Laureate in Chemistry till date is Frederic Joliot. Who did he share his prize with?  


Ques 8:

      Who is the oldest recipient of the Nobel Prize till date? 


Ques 9:

Identify this Nobel Prize winning work by Jack S Kilby, which went on to become one of the most significant inventions of the 20th century.


Ques 10:

Identify this Nobel Laureate in Physics who won for his pioneering work in commercialization of blue LEDs.


The Editor of this magazine is Rupam Goswami.