Quiz: Personal Life Of Alexander Von Humboldt! Trivia Facts

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Alexander von Humboldt was a Prussian polymath, geographer, naturalist, explorer, and influential proponent of Romantic philosophy and science. His works included quantitative work on botanical geography laid the foundation for the field of biogeography. Humboldt's advocacy of long-term systematic geophysical measurement laid the foundation for modern geomagnetic and meteorological monitoring. He lived through the eighteenth and nineteenth century.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What city was Alexander von Humboldt born?
    • A. 

      Frankfurt

    • B. 

      Munich

    • C. 

      Hamburg

    • D. 

      Berlin

  • 2. 
    What age did Humboldt die?
    • A. 

      89

    • B. 

      50

    • C. 

      70

    • D. 

      58

  • 3. 
    Humboldt had how many siblings?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      2

  • 4. 
    What was the name of Alexander von Humboldt wife?
    • A. 

      Forster

    • B. 

      Maria

    • C. 

      Elisabeth

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    Humboldt became an orphan at what age?
    • A. 

      19

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      30

    • D. 

      10

  • 6. 
    What year did Alexander Georg died?
    • A. 

      1845

    • B. 

      1857

    • C. 

      1779

    • D. 

      1770

  • 7. 
    What was Humboldt first course of study?
    • A. 

      Finance

    • B. 

      Philosophy

    • C. 

      Political Science

    • D. 

      Geology

  • 8. 
    What year was Humboldt born?
    • A. 

      1740

    • B. 

      1769

    • C. 

      1800

    • D. 

      1802

  • 9. 
    What is Humboldt mother's name?
    • A. 

      Hallowede

    • B. 

      Henrichs

    • C. 

      Elisabeth

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What was the name of Humboldt's father?
    • A. 

      Wilhelm

    • B. 

      Georg

    • C. 

      Schwede

    • D. 

      Ludwig

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