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Nobel Peace Prize Winners

How well do you know your Nobel Prize winners? Take this quiz and find out!

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How well do you know your Nobel Prize winners? Take this quiz and find out!

1. Which U.S. presidents have won the Nobel Peace Prize?

2. Which of these organizations has won the Nobel Peace Prize twice?

3. A second organization has also won the Nobel Peace Prize twice. Which one?

4. The presidents of which two countries are Nobel Peace Prize recipients?

  • Kim Dae Jung (South Korea) and Lech Walesa (Poland).
  • Oscar Arias Sánchez (Costa Rica) and José Ramos-Horta (East Timor).
  • Eisaku Sato (Japan) and Alva Myrdal (Sweden).

5. Three African Americans have won the peace prize. Who are they?

6. How many women have won the Nobel Peace Prize?

7. Which Nobel Peace Prize laureate also won the Nobel Prize in chemistry?

  • Jonas Salk.
  • Linus Pauling.
  • Marie Curie.

8. Which Nobel Peace Prize laureate is currently living under indefinite house arrest?

  • Dalai Lama.
  • Shirin Ebadi.
  • Aung San Suu Kyi.

9. Who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously?

  • Mother Teresa.
  • Elihu Root.
  • Dag Hammarskjöld.

10. One of the 20th century's most exemplary proponents of peace was never awarded the Peace Prize, and is sometimes referred to as the "missing laureate." Who is he?

  • Mahatma Ghandi.
  • Nelson Mandela.
  • Albert Schweitzer.

1. Which U.S. presidents have won the Nobel Peace Prize?
Jimmy Carter, Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Barack Obama.

2. Which of these organizations has won the Nobel Peace Prize twice?
International Red Cross.

3. A second organization has also won the Nobel Peace Prize twice. Which one?
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

4. The presidents of which two countries are Nobel Peace Prize recipients?
Oscar Arias Sánchez (Costa Rica) and José Ramos-Horta (East Timor).

5. Three African Americans have won the peace prize. Who are they?
Ralph Bunche, Martin Luther King Jr., and Barack Obama.

6. How many women have won the Nobel Peace Prize?
A dozen.

7. Which Nobel Peace Prize laureate also won the Nobel Prize in chemistry?
Linus Pauling.

8. Which Nobel Peace Prize laureate is currently living under indefinite house arrest?
Aung San Suu Kyi.

9. Who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously?
Dag Hammarskjöld.

10. One of the 20th century's most exemplary proponents of peace was never awarded the Peace Prize, and is sometimes referred to as the "missing laureate." Who is he?
Mahatma Ghandi.

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