Scientists questions This is a list of recently added questions about scientists. Where was Galileo buried?In Basilica di Santa Croce de Florence. Galileo was eventually convicted by the Inquisition for house arrest and not affiliated with the rest of Florence, where he remained under the care of the Medici. He was buried in the church of Santa Croce in Florence (Foggia tomb of 1737).Created by: 19Matias99hard 45% in Notre-Dame de Parisin Notre-Dame de Paris1091in Basilica di Santa Croce de Florencein Basilica di Santa Croce de Florence2853in Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiorein Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore1769in Sagrada Familia de Barcelonain Sagrada Familia de Barcelona551renessaince riddles » Maria Skłodowska-Curie was committed to her job. Did she have any children?Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize. Her first daughter, Irene, decided to follow her mother's life path and received the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1935. Her second daughter, Eva, a writer and politician, was known as the "First Lady of UNICEF". She was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1944.Created by: naypaxhard 57% She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.3101She was sterile as a result of the radiation.She was sterile as a result of the radiation.2611Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.12468Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.3317women riddles » Which of the following is not a chemical element?Darwinium. Roentgenium, copernicum and einsteinium are chemical elements. There is no such thing like a darwinium.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 44% roentgeniumroentgenium680darwiniumdarwinium1855copernicumcopernicum1108einsteiniumeinsteinium493chemical elements riddles » Who was the first winner of the Nobel Prize in physics?Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen. The first Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded in 1901 to Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, of Germany "in recognition of the extraordinary services he has rendered by the discovery of the remarkable rays subsequently named after him"Created by: Krzysztof Moskalaverage 63% Wilhelm Conrad RöntgenWilhelm Conrad Röntgen3950Marie CurieMarie Curie760Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard702Karl Ferdinand BraunKarl Ferdinand Braun841Nobel prize riddles » What nationality was Nikola Tesla?Serbian. Nikola Tesla was born on 10 July 1856 to Serbian parents in the village of Smiljan, Austrian Empire (modern-day Croatia). He studied at Austrian Polytechnic in Graz (he didn't finish it even though he was getting the highest possible grades), later moved to Prague, Budapest and France. Eventually he relocated to New York City aged 28.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% FrenchFrench767RussianRussian701SwedishSwedish1006SerbianSerbian4855inventors riddles » Which famous scientist was born on the Pi day? (March 14)Albert Einstein. 14 of March is celebrated on many schools and universities as both Pi Day and the birthday of Albert Einstein. On of the traditions is the 'Pi Pie' (pictured).Created by: globalquiz.orghard 46% Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein5845Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal2297Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton2122all of the aboveall of the above2232math riddles » Where was Albert Einstein born?In Ulm, Germany. Albert Einstein was born in Ulm in the German Empire on 14 March 1879. In 1880, the family moved to Munich, where he received advanced primary and secondary school education. In 1894 the Einstein family moved to Italy.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% in Lodz, Polandin Lodz, Poland550in Ulm, Germanyin Ulm, Germany5845in Geneva, Switzerlandin Geneva, Switzerland2002in Columbus, Ohio, USAin Columbus, Ohio, USA343famous people riddles » What was offered to Albert Einstein in 1952?Presidency of Israel. In 1952, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion offered Einstein the position of President of Israel to Albert Einstein, after the death of Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann. Einstein, then aged 73, refused: "I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people". He died three years later.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% presidency of Israelpresidency of Israel6866spaceflightspaceflight1276viceroyality of Swedenviceroyality of Sweden1155cloningcloning1856Jews riddles » Which famous astronomer was also a succesful sportsman?Edwin Hubble. In his younger days he was noted more for his athletic prowess than his intellectual abilities. He won seven first places in a single high school track and field meet in 1906. He also set the state high school record for the high jump in Illinois, and practiced amateur boxing.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 36% Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei1949William HerschelWilliam Herschel1275Edmond HalleyEdmond Halley2519Edwin HubbleEdwin Hubble3283astronomy riddles » Play famous people quiz and see all the questions.