A Trivia Quiz On Alexander Von Humboldt's Life!

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A Trivia Quiz On Alexander Von Humboldt

Probably while studying geography or botany, you may have come across the nomenclature Alexander Von Humboldt, a scientists of Prussian descent who invested his time and wealth improving all facets of science especially in areas like geography, botany, sea biology and mineralogy. However, is that all there is to the legend Alexander Von Humboldt? Take this fast quiz to know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Alexander Von Humboldt main field of study was?
    • A. 

      Chemistry

    • B. 

      Geography

    • C. 

      Physics

    • D. 

      Mathematics

  • 2. 
    Alexander was born in what month?
    • A. 

      July

    • B. 

      January

    • C. 

      September

    • D. 

      December

  • 3. 
    All of the following were influenced by Alexander except?
    • A. 

      Charlie Darwin

    • B. 

      Washington Irving

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Alexander attended all of these schools except?
    • A. 

      Harvard University

    • B. 

      University of Gottingen

    • C. 

      University of Frankfurt

    • D. 

      University of Berlin

  • 5. 
    Alexander collected which of the following Awards?
    • A. 

      Nobel Prize

    • B. 

      Copley Medal

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Where country did Alexander died?
    • A. 

      United States of America

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Italy

    • D. 

      Germany

  • 7. 
    Alexander was born in which country?
    • A. 

      Italy

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Russia

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was named after Alexander?
    • A. 

      An Asteroid

    • B. 

      A plant

    • C. 

      A bird

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following University was named after Alexander?
    • A. 

      University of Frankfurt

    • B. 

      University of Berlin

    • C. 

      All of the above

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    Who inherited Humboldt’s estate?
    • A. 

      Paul Nacka

    • B. 

      Seifert

    • C. 

      Louis Aganiz

    • D. 

      None of the above

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