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Famous Scientists And Mathematicians
"There were many scientists and mathematicians who sparkled in their field at their times. This is a quiz about a few. Have fun and good luck!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
In which of the following fields of science did Ampere not work?
Classification of elements
Archimedes pulled a ship full of passengers and cargo, single-handed.
Which astronomer first discovered the sunspots on the surface of the Sun?
Which of the following isn't one of Aryabhatta's achievements?
Finding the value of pi correct to 4 decimal places
Complete solutions for Diophantine Equations of the first degree
Finding sine and cosine value of angles
Invention of even roots of negative numbers
In which element did Becquerel discover radioactivity?
Brahmagupta, the ancient Indian mathematician proved that quadratic equations had 2 roots and one of them could be negative. (true or false)
Who designed the first steam engine?
Name the scientist who found out the value of the gravitational constant(G).
What was madam Marie Curie's real name?
Who wrote the book 'On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection'?
(Last name will suffice)
According to Einstein's Special Relativity, which of the following observations would be made, as seen from the Earth, if a rocket was travelling in space at nearly the speed of light?
Rocket appears to decrease in mass
The rocket explodes!
Time on the rocket seems to pass more slowly
Rocket appears to increase in length
Who discovered neutrons?
Which of the following about Michael Faraday is not true?
He liquified Chlorine
He discovered that a magnetic field could rotate the plane of polarization of light
He served Sir Humphrey Davy as a lab assistant
He became the President of the London Royal Society
Which scientist has a class of sub-atomic particles and an element name after him?
Name the scientist who first coined the electrical terms - 'positive' and 'negative'.
Andre Marie Ampere
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