Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Winners & Contributions


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Which Nobel Prize winner received the award in 2005 for his work on alkene metathesis reactions?

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1. The chemist who received the Nobel Prize in 2016 for his work on catenanes, mechanically interlocked organic molecules, was _____.

2. What type of catalyst is utilized in the Suzuki reaction?

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With these study tools, you can determine how much you know about the winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry. Answer study questions on important topics like a winner of the prize for their work on alkene metathesis reactions and another winner who won for their work on interlocked organic molecules.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on these points of study:

  • The Suzuki reaction
  • Nobel Prize winner whose work involved delineation of a cell membrane to allow potassium ions to pass through it
  • City where the Nobel Prize for chemistry is presented

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the winners of the Nobel Prize in chemistry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the catalyst in the Suzuki reaction and the place in which the Nobel Prize is presented to its winners
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding someone who won for their work on organic molecules and alkene metathesis reactions

Additional Learning

For more, simply review the accompanying lesson we've called Nobel Prize in Chemistry: Winners & Contributions. Areas of study to be covered are listed as follows:

  • Details about the Nobel Prize
  • Explanation of alkene metathesis
  • Akira Suzuki and the work that won him the award