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Pistol Random Trivia 2

a short collection of random general trivia related to Nobel Prize Winners and Computer Terms. 10 Questions.

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Emil von Behring won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his work on which of the following?

  • Serum therapy
  • Phototherapy
  • Physiology of digestion


What term refers to the running of two or more programs in one computer at the same time?

  • Multi-programming
  • Multitasking
  • Multiprocessing


Which kind of software controls the many different operations of a computer and directs and coordinates its processing of programs?

  • Operating system
  • Driver
  • Compiler


What term refers to a circuit consisting of a unitary structure with no connecting wires?

  • Chip
  • Pixels
  • Integrated circuit


For what work did Ronald Ross win the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1902?

  • Discovery of insulin
  • Malaria research
  • Tuberculosis research


Which American economist was awarded the Nobel Prize for Economics in 1970?

  • George Joseph Stigler
  • Edwin Robert Anderson Seligman
  • Paul Anthony Samuelson


Who among the following, along with Henri Dunant, won the first Nobel Peace Prize, in 1901?

  • Frederic Passy
  • Randal Cremer
  • Bertha, Freifrau von Suttner


What term refers to the linking of related pieces of information by electronic connections in order to allow a user easy access between them?

  • HTML
  • Hypertext
  • XML


What famous writer, the first Englishman to win a Nobel Prize, is remembered for his celebration of British imperialism?

  • William Golding
  • Patrick White
  • Rudyard Kipling


Who won a Nobel Peace Prize for helping to end the Russo-Japanese War?

  • Arthur James Balfour
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Prince Bernhard von Bulow