Marie Curie

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Marie Curie Quizzes & Trivia

Marie Curie Trivia


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  • 1. 
    What country was Marie Curie born in?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      England

  • 2. 
    Who died in Marie's family when she was young?
    • A. 

      Her brother and father

    • B. 

      Her mother and sister

    • C. 

      Her grandmother and grandfather

    • D. 

      Both her parents

  • 3. 
    Where did Marie go to further her studies of science?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      London

    • C. 

      Stockholm

    • D. 

      Rome

  • 4. 
    What subjects did Marie earn her degrees in?
    • A. 

      Chemistry and mathematics

    • B. 

      Chemistry and biology

    • C. 

      Physics and english

    • D. 

      Physics and mathematics

  • 5. 
    What was Marie's husband's name?
    • A. 

      Casimir

    • B. 

      Wilhelm

    • C. 

      Pierre

    • D. 

      John

  • 6. 
    What two elements did Marie and her husband discover?
    • A. 

      Polonium and uranium

    • B. 

      Polonium and bismuth

    • C. 

      Uranium and radium

    • D. 

      Radium and polonium

  • 7. 
    How did Marie's husband die?
    • A. 

      He was crushed by a horse and wagon in a crowded street

    • B. 

      Radiation poisoning

    • C. 

      Old age

    • D. 

      He was killed in an explosion in the lab

  • 8. 
    The ore that the Curie's extracted the two new elements from is called...
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Pitchblende

    • C. 

      Copper

    • D. 

      Polonium

  • 9. 
    What were the names of the Curie's two daughters?
    • A. 

      Marie and Bronya

    • B. 

      Anne and Zofia

    • C. 

      Roza and Paulina

    • D. 

      Irene and Eve

  • 10. 
    Which country provided generous donations to the Radium Institute?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Poland

    • D. 

      England