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 44% in Notre-Dame de Parisin Notre-Dame de Paris699in Basilica di Santa Croce de Florencein Basilica di Santa Croce de Florence1844in Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiorein Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore1172in Sagrada Familia de Barcelonain Sagrada Familia de Barcelona399renessaince 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 58% She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.2599She was sterile as a result of the radiation.She was sterile as a result of the radiation.2162Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.10626Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.2768women 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% roentgeniumroentgenium499darwiniumdarwinium1329copernicumcopernicum806einsteiniumeinsteinium336chemical 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 62% Wilhelm Conrad RöntgenWilhelm Conrad Röntgen3127Marie CurieMarie Curie631Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard566Karl Ferdinand BraunKarl Ferdinand Braun646Nobel 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 (didn finish 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% FrenchFrench563RussianRussian549SwedishSwedish794SerbianSerbian3755inventors 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 48% Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein5150Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal1904Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton1807all of the aboveall of the above1855math 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, Poland493in Ulm, Germanyin Ulm, Germany4975in Geneva, Switzerlandin Geneva, Switzerland1677in Columbus, Ohio, USAin Columbus, Ohio, USA292famous 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 Israel5483spaceflightspaceflight1046viceroyality of Swedenviceroyality of Sweden928cloningcloning1475Jews 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 37% Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei1576William HerschelWilliam Herschel1006Edmond HalleyEdmond Halley2106Edwin HubbleEdwin Hubble2778astronomy riddles » Play famous people quiz and see all the questions.