QUIZ 70: INDIAN SCINTISTS-2

Welcome to your QUIZ 70: INDIAN SCIENTISTS-2

1. 
Former Indian president Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam was awarded the 'Padma Bhushan' in 1981 and the 'Padma Vibhushan' in 1990. In which year was he honoured with the 'Bharat Ratna'? ?

2. 
Which Indian physicist laid the foundation of Space Research in India?

3. 
Which Indianbotanist, elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1965, did extensive research on th embryology of flowering plants and rightly called the father of modern embryology?

4. 
Which Indian Nuclear physicist, the doyen of India's nuclear programmes, was the director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre( BARC), when India carried out its first nuclear test in Pokhran in 1974? was t

5. 
Which Indian Scientist was awarded the $500,000 award on 7th April, 2003 by a US-based foundation, Prosthetics for Diabetes Foundation for breakthrough in diabetes control?

6. 
On 10 May 1901, who delivered a famous lecture at the Royal Institute in London to show that plant tissues under mechanical and electrical stimulation produce electric response similar to that produced by animal tissues?

7. 
Pisaroth Rama Pistoy, the recipient of the Padma Shri award and the first recipient of the Raman Centenary Medal in 1988, is considered the Father of which field of space technology in India?

8. 
Which scientist, considered the most eminent medical scientist of India, discovered tetracycline and several other antibiotics, besides synthesizing folic acid,vitamin B-9, methotrexate -an anti-cancer drug and hetrazan- a drug against filariasis?

9. 
Who was the founder of the Indian Statistical Institute ( ISI ) in 1931?

10. 
Which Indian biochemist and founder of the biochemistry department at Lady Harding Medical College, Delhi worked under Dr Raman, is regarded as the first lady of Indian science?

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