Prizes questions This is a list of recently added questions about prizes. Play prizes quiz and see all the questions. Which of these people were the "man of the year" of Time magazine?All mentioned. Person of the Year is an annual issue of the United States news magazine Time that features and profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year". Adolf Hitler was elected in 1938, and Stalin twice: in 1939 and in 1942.Created by: Tschuka hard 42% Ajatollach ChomejniAjatollach Chomejni1197Adolf HitlerAdolf Hitler2954Józef StalinJózef Stalin474All mentionedAll mentioned3444Iran riddles » When were the Academy Awards first presented?1927. The Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, are a set of 24 awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The awards were first presented in 1929 at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.Created by: Ninjaiaverage 61% 191119118571927192734091940194069419531953544awards riddles » What the Darwin Awards are handed for?Stupid death by own fault. The Darwin Awards are a tongue-in-cheek honor, originating in Usenet newsgroup discussions around 1985. They recognize individuals who have supposedly contributed to human evolution by selecting themselves out of the gene pool via death or sterilization by their own actions.Created by: Ninjaihard 54% outstanding achievements in favor of humanityoutstanding achievements in favor of humanity50best science publicationbest science publication43stupid death by own faultstupid death by own fault141unexplained capability of human bodyunexplained capability of human body23science riddles » The Copley Medal is a scientific award given by the Royal Society, for ...Achievements in scientific research. The Copley Medal is a scientific award given by the Royal Society, for "outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science." It alternates between the physical and the biological sciences. Given every year, the medal is the oldest Royal Society medal still awarded, and probably the oldest surviving scientific award in the world,Created by: Tschuka very hard 33% sports performancesports performance11achievements in scientific researchachievements in scientific research53Achievements of architectureAchievements of architecture52Literature achievementsLiterature achievements40science riddles » In 1982, the Personal Computer became the laureate of a prestigious award ...Time Person of the Year. Person of the Year is an annual issue of the United States news magazine Time that features and profiles a person, a group, an idea, or an object that "for better or for worse... has done the most to influence the events of the year". In 1982 denoted "Machine of the Year" to herald the dawn of the Information Age. Created by: Tschuka very hard 35% Albert Einstein World Award of ScienceAlbert Einstein World Award of Science65Time Person of the YearTime Person of the Year105Turing AwardsTuring Awards78Grace Murray Hopper AwardsGrace Murray Hopper Awards48computers riddles » In how many fields were the Nobel Prizes originally awarded?Five. During its life the Nobel established a lot of companies which turned into corporations and still are playing the major part in the global economy, for example Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI). In his last will he set aside the bulk of his estate to establish the Nobel Prizes, to be awarded annually in the fields of physics, chemistry and physiology or medicine. Prizes are also awarded for literature and peace.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 56% ThreeThree5287FiveFive11905SevenSeven2977NineNine818Sweden riddles » Where is the Nobel Peace Prize awarded?Oslo. No one knows for sure why the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Norway (accordingly to Nobel's will), as all the other Nobel Prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden. The Norwegian Nobel Committee speculates that Nobel may have considered Norway better suited to awarding the prize, as it did not have the same militaristic traditions as Sweden.Created by: Roy Zhuhard 59% StockholmStockholm5675OsloOslo11354AmsterdamAmsterdam812CopenhagenCopenhagen1369Nobel prize riddles » Which institution awards the Pulitzer prize?Columbia University. Newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer gave money in his will to Columbia University to launch a journalism school and establish the Prize. The prizes are given annually to award achievements in journalism and photography, as well as literature and history, poetry, music and drama. The first Pulitzer Prizes were awarded in 1917.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% TimeTime4073Swedish Royal AcademySwedish Royal Academy2180Columbia UniversityColumbia University7993United NationsUnited Nations735universities riddles » What happens if you are selected for the Hollywood Walk of Fame?You need to pay $30,000. A fee ($30,000 in 2012) is collected to pay for the creation and installation of the star, as well as general maintenance of the Walk of Fame. The fee is usually paid by the nominating organization (fan club, film studio, etc.).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 59% you receive $1Myou receive $1M2008you receive $100,000you receive $100,0003433you get a ceremonial handshake of US Presidentyou get a ceremonial handshake of US President3709you need to pay $30,000you need to pay $30,00013483film riddles » How many stars are there in the Hollywood Walk of Fame?2500. As of July 27, 2012, the Walk consists of 2,474 stars. These are spaced at 6-foot (1.8 m) intervals, and the whole Walk of Fame runs 1.3 miles (2.1 km). About twenty new stars are added to the Walk each year.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 44% 505068225025030335005003045250025005335Hollywood riddles » Play culture quiz and see all the questions.