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Welcome to our Famous Discoveries Quiz

Frederick Taylor discovered 'Time and Motion Study', Gregor Medel was the founder of 'Genetics', and scientist Ernest Rutherford discovered the 'proton' in 1920.
Can you name the discoverers of the following ten famous discoveries?





Who discovered...



  1. Radium and polonium
  2. Evolution
  3. Antiseptic surgery
  4. Structure of DNA






  5. Insulin
  6. Penicillin
  7. Electron
  8. Pluto (dwarf planet)
  9. The Periodic Table
  10. Circulation of the blood


Answers



  1. Marie and Pierre Curie
  2. Charles Darwin
  3. Joseph Lister
  4. Crick and Watson
  5. Frederick Banting
  6. Alexander Flemming
  7. J. J. Thompson
  8. Clyde Tombaugh






  9. Dimitri Mendeleev
  10. William Harvey















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