Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Winners


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How many kinds of Nobel Prizes are there?

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1. Who was the first person to win the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine?

2. Which of these discoveries was NOT made by a winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use these questions to find out what you know about the winners of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. You must identify specific winners and the breakthroughs they made to earn their prize.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll test what you remember about:

  • The full list of Nobel Prizes
  • Major discoveries made by winners of the Nobel Prize in Medicine
  • The first winner of this Nobel Prize

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as the condition that results from the inability to produce insulin
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what Roger Sperry discovered to earn his Nobel Prize
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how many Nobel Prizes there are and who the first person to win the Prize in Medicine was

Additional Learning

Find out more about this famous award by reading the lesson titled Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine Winners. You will learn about:

  • The importance of serum
  • Discoveries made by Carl Landsteiner
  • The scientists who first identified HIV