Australian Science Trivia Questions & Answers

1.Professor Elizabeth Blackburn became the first Australian woman to receive a Nobel Prize. In what field of science did Professor Blackburn achieve such a significant success?

2.In 2010 he Australian science organization the CSIRO entered into a patent battle against major IT companies for the unauthorized use of their invention, what was it?

3.In 2009 Australian scientists discovered the most complete skeleton of an ancient animal and called it Australovenator. What was this animal?

4.The youngest Nobel Prize winner was an Australian scientist, whose name was?

5.Barry Marshall received a Nobel Prize in 2005 for his discovery in medicine. What actually did he discover?

6.Howard Florey, born in Adelaide, made a discovery, which subsequently saved millions of lives around the world. What did he discover?

7.This scientist was twice nominated for Nobel Prize in the field of virology, but he actually earned the Prize for his achievements in immunology. What is the name of this scientist?

8.By 2010 how many Nobel Prizes were awarded to Australians?

9.Most of the Nobel Prizes, awarded to Australians, were given for the scientific works in the field of?

10.In 1994 Australian scientists from CSIRO agency discovered a new deadly virus, which was called Hendra virus. What was this virus named after?

11.Australian science research agency CSIRO developed a specific Australian diet, which is called to prevent major health risks, such as hypertension and overweight. What's its name?

12.Which of these was not invented in Australia?

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