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William Ramsay: Quiz


Question 1: As early as 1885–1890 he published several notable papers on the oxides of ________ developing the skills that he would need for his subsequent work.

Question 2: He also isolated ________ which had been observed in the spectrum of the sun but had not been found on earth.

Question 3: In 1887 he succeeded Alexander Williamson to the chair of Chemistry at ________ (UCL).
Durham UniversityUniversity College LondonImperial College LondonKing's College London

Question 4: He died at High Wycombe, ________, on 23 July 1916 from nasal cancer at the age of 63 and was buried at Hazelmere Parish church.

Question 5: In the same year he became the Principal of the Bristol and somehow managed to combine that with active research both in ________ and on gases.
Inorganic chemistryPolymer chemistryBiochemistryOrganic chemistry

Question 6: In 1904 Ramsay received the ________.
Nobel Prize in ChemistryRudolph A. MarcusFrederick SangerElias James Corey

Question 7: Ramsay was born in ________, the son of William Ramsay, C.E.

Question 8: ________; William Ramsay (1894 - 1895).
John Strutt, 3rd Baron RayleighWilhelm RöntgenJ. J. ThomsonWilliam Henry Bragg


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