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WOMEN IN SCIENCE TRIVIA
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    WOMEN IN SCIENCE LEAGUE

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  • Question 3
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    Which of the following statements is not true about Rita Levi Montalcini?

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    She discovered the nerve growth factor.

    She stood out in the neuroscience field.

    She became the first Nobel laureate to reach the age of 100.

    She was an Italian politician after her retirement from science.

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  • Question 5
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    Germany, Austria and Switzerland celebrate Inventor’s Day on the 9th of November. Who is the inventor who described the frequency-hopped spread spectrum (essential for communication) and was born in this day?

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    Hedy Lamarr

    Mary Anna Masihg Karlsen

    Ada Lovelace

    Katherine Johnson

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    Elizabeth Blackwell's status as the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States is well known, however, how was she able to be accepted into medical school?

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    Her father used his influence with the school's dean.

    She disguised herself as a man in order to attend medical school.

    She was unanimously voted in by her all-male classmates.

    She paid double the tuition of a male student.

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  • Question 9
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    Overshadowed, perhaps, by her more famous brother, who was the first female to discover a comet?

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    Barbara Kepler

    Caroline Herschel

    Katherine Wright

    Grace Hubble

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    Carolina Herschell was the first woman in doing several things. In which activity was she not be the first woman in doing it?

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    First woman to receive a salary as a scientist

    Frist woman to publish scientific findings in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

    First woman to be awarded a Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society (1828)

    First woman to have a PhD in astronomy

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  • Question 12
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    Out of 15 elements named after scientists, only two honor women. Curium is one. Which is the other?

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    Livermorium

    Rutherfordium

    Uranium

    Meitnerium

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  • Question 14
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    Fabiola Gianotti is the director general of which science organisation?

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    CERN

    LIGO

    European Space Agency

    ALBA

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  • Question 16
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    How many women today have received a Nobel Prize in sciences?

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    16

    36

    23

    29

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    Emmy Noether was invited to join the Göttingen University in 1915 due to her expertise in:

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    Invariant theory

    Quantum mechanics

    Paleontology

    Hilbert space

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    Who was a pioneer in nanotechnology known as “The Queen of Carbon Science”?

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    Rosalind Franklin

    Mildred Dresselhaus

    Irene Joliot-Curie

    Nettie Stevens

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  • Question 22
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    Who was the first woman awarded with a PhD in Spain?

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    Margarita Salas

    Fátima Bosch

    Assumpció Català

    María Isidra de Guzmán

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  • Question 25
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    Which group at ICMAB has exactly 50% of women and men?

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    PhD Researches

    Technical Support Staff

    Master Students

    Senior Researchers

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    Who has been granted first with ERC Advanced Grant and later with an ERC Proof of Concept Grant?

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    Marta Mas-Torrent

    Teresa Puig

    Núria Aliaga

    Mariona Coll

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  • Question 29
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    In 2020, the percentage of women in CSIC with the highest scientific scale (Research Professor) was about 26%, do you know the percentage at ICMAB?

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    15%

    33%

    53%

    67%

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    What is the percentage of women researchers who are Tenured Scientists and Research Scientists at ICMAB?

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    15%

    33%

    53%

    67%

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    5. In the history of CSIC, there has been only one woman as president, do you know her name?

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    Rosa Mendéndez

    Emila Tamayo

    Margarita Salas

    Elvira Méndez

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  • Question 34
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    CSIC launched the “Women and Science Committee” to study the possible causes that make it difficult for women to enter and pursue a research career and actions, do you know in which year was this committee created?

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    2002

    2008

    2012

    2015

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    With commitment towards gender equality, the ICMAB also created the Gender Equality Committee, do you know when?

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    2013

    2016

    2017

    2019

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    Who of the following people is the coordinator of the Gender Equality Committee?

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    Pietat Sierra

    Esther Barrena

    Oriol Sabater

    Riccardo Rurali

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  • Question 39
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    The ICMAB received the “Gender Equality Distinction” awarded by the CSIC in:

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    2017

    2018

    2019

    2020

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    Out of 10 “Investigadores garantes” (Guarantee Researchers) in 2016 within the Severo Ochoa project, how many of them were women?

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    1

    5

    6

    8

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    How many women from the ICMAB have received the award L'Oréal-Unesco for women in science?

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    2

    1

    3

    4

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    At ICMAB we celebrate every year the 11F. When did the ONU declare 11th February as the International Day of Women and Girls in Science?

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    1985

    1995

    2005

    2015

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    Do you know what it is considered as “balanced representation” of women and men in the composition of evaluation panels, according to the 2007 Equality Law?

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    50 % of men and women

    At least 45 % of women

    At least 60 % of women

    More than 40 and less than 60 %

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  • Question 49
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    One of this sentences is false:

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    Gender equality has been considered one of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations.

    The World economic forum published in the Global Gender Gap Report 2020 that there is still a 31.4 % average gender gap that remains to be closed globally, predicting that the gender parity will not be attained before 99.5 years.

    One of the actions of the EU’s new Action Plan on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment 2020–2025 targets a minimum women participation of 40 % in the digital and technology sectors

    The EU will establish a European Girls and Women information and communication technology (ICT) day

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    According to a survey done by L’Óreal in 2015, which percentage of European citizens think that women do not possess the required capabilities in order to access high-level scientific positions? (The Guardian, 24/09/2015).

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    25%

    33%

    50%

    67%

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    It has been recognized that the achievements of some women scientists are attributed to their male colleagues. Do you know how this effect is called?

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    Matthew effect

    Domino effect

    Matilda effect

    Cinderella effect

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