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Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac: Quiz


Question 1: Gay-Lussac died in ________, and his grave is there at the Père Lachaise cemetery.
VersaillesParisÉvry, EssonneMarseille

Question 2: 1811 - Gay-Lussac recognized ________ as a new element, described its properties, and suggested the name iode.

Question 3: He received his early education at home, and in 1794 was sent to ________ to prepare for the École Polytechnique after his father was arrested, and into which he was admitted at the end of 1797.
MarseilleParisVersaillesÉvry, Essonne

Question 4: 1824 - He developed an improved version of the burette that included a side arm, and coined the terms "________" and "burette" in an 1824 paper about the standardization of indigo solutions.
Laboratory centrifugeAutoclaveAir displacement pipettePipette

Question 5:
Edmé Fremy (1814-1894)
Henri-Victor Regnault (1810-1878)
________ (1803-1873)
Justus von LiebigAugust Wilhelm von HofmannJöns Jacob BerzeliusGeorg Ohm

Question 6: 1805 - Together with his friend and scientific collaborator ________, he discovered that the composition of the atmosphere does not change with decreasing pressure (increasing altitude).
BerlinMadridAlexander von HumboldtGermany

Question 7: He fathered five children, of whom the eldest (Jules) became assistant to ________ in Giessen.
Georg OhmAugust Wilhelm von HofmannJustus von LiebigJöns Jacob Berzelius

Question 8: "JOSEPH LOUIS GAY-LUSSAC (1778-1850)--PHYSICIST AND FIRE BALLOONIST". JAMA (________) 187: 771.
CanadaAlaskaUnited StatesPhilippines

Question 9: 1804 - He and ________ made a hot-air balloon ascent to a height of 6.4 kilometres in an early investigation of the Earth's atmosphere.
Louis PasteurMathematicsJean-Baptiste BiotJoseph Louis Gay-Lussac

Question 10: In ________, a street and a hotel near the Sorbonne are named after him as are a square and a street in his birthplace, Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat.
ParisÉvry, EssonneMarseilleVersailles

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