QUIZ 69: INDIAN SCIENTISTS-1

Welcome to your QUIZ 69: INDIAN SCIENTISTS-1

1. 
Who is regarded as the father of modern bio-chemistry in India?

2. 
Which Indian-born astrophysict along with McClintock, using NASA's Rossi X-Ray Timing Explorer, measured on 21 November 2006, the spinning blakchole, which is spinning very rapidly -turning more than 950 times per second/

3. 
Which world renowned Indian ornithologist is considered as the Birdman of India?

4. 
Which Indian atmospheric scientist discovered, in 1999, the Asian Brown Cloud, a layer of air pollution that covers parts of the nontern Indian ocean, India, Pakistan and parts of South Asia, Southeast Asia, and China?

5. 
Who assisted C V Raman in discovering the Raman effect?

6. 
Born on 3 February 1900 at Kulitlai in Tamil Nadu, he was one the founders of organic chemistry in India and discovered many new chemical comopunds. He was a fellow of Royal Society, London. Who was he?

7. 
Which Indian astrophysicist is noted for his work on high temperature ionization of atoms and its application to stellar atmospheres?

8. 
Which research institute in Bengaluru was founded by Shivramakrishna Chandrasekhar, cousin of the Nobel Prize-winner Subramanya Chandrasekhar and nephew of C V Raman?

9. 
Which Indian chemist laid the foundation of chemical industry in India by setting up the Bengal Chemical and Pharmaceutical Works Ltd?

10. 
Who became the first Indian elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society of London in 1837?

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