How Much Do You Really Know About Alexander Von Humboldt?

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How Much Do You Really Know About Alexander Von Humboldt? - Quiz

The biography of Alexander Von Humboldt is a very interesting one, but how well do you think you know about this icon of the scientific realm. He was an observer, an experimenter, a bold leader of science and most importantly a great discoverer. Take this quiz to tease yourself. Its fun and interesting. Sit back and enjoy!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What word is particularly attributed to Alexander Vin Humboldt?
    • A. 

      Geography

    • B. 

      Biogeography

    • C. 

      Cosmos

    • D. 

      Atlantis

  • 2. 
    What was the title most popular of Alexander Von Humboldt multivolume treatise?
    • A. 

      Corosis

    • B. 

      Kosmos

    • C. 

      Volition

    • D. 

      Mysteries Unraveled

  • 3. 
    What was the major trajectory of treatises of Alexander Von Humboldt?
    • A. 

      Unifying the multidisciplinary branches of science and culture

    • B. 

      Espousing the causes of deadly diseases

    • C. 

      Putting geography in a scientific perspective

    • D. 

      Espousing the fusions of biology and geography

  • 4. 
    In 1800 and 1831, Alexander Von Humboldt was the first to describe what?
    • A. 

      The melting ice of the arctic

    • B. 

      The depleting nature of the ozone

    • C. 

      The rapid growth of green house gases

    • D. 

      The phenomenon of climate change and as caused by humans through observation generated from travels

  • 5. 
    Of what faith was Alexander Von Humboldt born and raised?
    • A. 

      Catholicism

    • B. 

      Judaism

    • C. 

      Lutheranism

    • D. 

      Darwinism

  • 6. 
    Alexander Von Humboldt was born to a father who was named what?
    • A. 

      Chamberlain by the King of Prussia

    • B. 

      Magistrate by Duke Brunswick

    • C. 

      Naval commander by Duke Brunswick

    • D. 

      Master of Rolls by Duke Brunswick

  • 7. 
    How many siblings did Alexander Von Humboldt have?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 8. 
    Who were the two great teachers that gave Alexander Von Humboldt his early education?
    • A. 

      Charles Darwin and Albert Einstein

    • B. 

      Isaac Newton and Fred Kapersky

    • C. 

      William Shakespeare and George Orwell

    • D. 

      Marcus Herz and Karl Ludwig Willdenow

  • 9. 
    What was the major source of funding for Alexander Von Humboldt's explorations?
    • A. 

      His late father's estate

    • B. 

      His late mother's estate

    • C. 

      The trust fund he had in his name

    • D. 

      Duke Brunswick

  • 10. 
    A common childhood title attributed to Alexander Von Humboldt is?
    • A. 

      The little Green Man

    • B. 

      The little Apothecary

    • C. 

      The little healer

    • D. 

      All of the above

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