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On December 10, 1901, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded in what country?

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1. On December 10, 1901, the first Nobel Prizes were awarded in what country?
   Norway
   Finland
   Denmark
   England
   Sweden
2. In what industry did Alfred Nobel make his fortune?
   Explosives
   Oil and gas
   Steam engines
   Shipping
   Agriculture
3. Who decides who shall be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize?
   Peace Committee
   Norwegian Nobel Committee
   World Leaders
   Finnish Nobel Committee
   School Children
4. How many times has the Red Cross won the Nobel Peace Prize?
   One
   Four
   Six
   Three
   Two
5. Which U.S. president won the Nobel Prize for Peace for his work on the League of Nations?
   Roosevelt
   Nixon
   Wilson
   Hoover
   McKinley
6. Ralph Bunche was the first African-American to receive the Peace Prize for his role in what war?
   Arab-Israeli War
   World War II
   Korean War
   Russo-Japanese War
   Sino War
7. What iconic singer/songwriter received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2016?
   Dylan Thomas
   Joni Mitchell
   Woody Guthrie
   Bruce Springsteen
   Bob Dylan
8. Which U.S. president received the Peace Prize for his role in negotiating the end of the Russo-Japanese war?
   McKinley
   Wilson
   Kennedy
   Roosevelt
   Taft
9. Which peace activist won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964?
   Mahatma Gandhi
   Martin Luther King Jr.
   Desmond Tutu
   Nelson Mandela
   Robert Kennedy
10. Who is the only person to be awarded the Prize in two different scientific fields?
   Alfred Nobel
   Stephen Hawking
   Marie Curie
   Albert Einstein
   Louis Pasteur



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