The most difficult scientists riddles A list of scientists related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Famous people quiz 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.very hard 36% Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei21%William HerschelWilliam Herschel14%Edmond HalleyEdmond Halley28%Edwin HubbleEdwin Hubble36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8858 answers in 2 languages »famous people 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.hard 44% roentgeniumroentgenium16%darwiniumdarwinium44%copernicumcopernicum26%einsteiniumeinsteinium11%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4020 answers in 2 languages »chemical elements riddles » 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).hard 45% in Notre-Dame de Parisin Notre-Dame de Paris17%in Basilica di Santa Croce de Florencein Basilica di Santa Croce de Florence45%in Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiorein Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore28%in Sagrada Familia de Barcelonain Sagrada Familia de Barcelona8%Created by: 19Matias99. Statistics based on 6055 answers in 2 languages »renessaince 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).hard 46% Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein46%Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal18%Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton16%all of the aboveall of the above17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12339 answers in 4 languages »math 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.hard 57% She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.14%She was sterile as a result of the radiation.She was sterile as a result of the radiation.12%Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.57%Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.15%Created by: naypax. Statistics based on 21190 answers in 4 languages »women 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.average 61% presidency of Israelpresidency of Israel61%spaceflightspaceflight11%viceroyality of Swedenviceroyality of Sweden10%cloningcloning16%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 10889 answers in 4 languages »Jews 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"average 62% Wilhelm Conrad RöntgenWilhelm Conrad Röntgen62%Marie CurieMarie Curie12%Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard11%Karl Ferdinand BraunKarl Ferdinand Braun13%Created by: Krzysztof Moskal. Statistics based on 6087 answers in 2 languages »Nobel prize 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.average 66% in Lodz, Polandin Lodz, Poland6%in Ulm, Germanyin Ulm, Germany66%in Geneva, Switzerlandin Geneva, Switzerland22%in Columbus, Ohio, USAin Columbus, Ohio, USA3%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8637 answers in 2 languages »famous people 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.average 66% FrenchFrench10%RussianRussian9%SwedishSwedish13%SerbianSerbian66%Created by: globalquiz.org. 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