10 most difficult scientists riddles A list of scientists related questions that are most often answered incorrectly Mathematics quiz Which mathematician is it?Henri Poincaré. Jules Henri Poincaré was a French mathematician, theoretical physicist, engineer, and philosopher of science. He is often described as a polymath, and in mathematics as " The Last Universalist"n since he excelled in all fields of the discipline as it existed during his lifetime. He was responsible for formulating the Poincaré conjecture, which was one of the most famous unsolved problems in mathematics until it was solved in 2002–2003 by Grigori Perelman. In his research on the three-body problem.very hard 24% Grigory PerelmanGrigory Perelman8%Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz33%Henri PoincaréHenri Poincaré24%Stefan BanachStefan Banach33%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 537 answers in 2 languages »mathematics riddles » Which famous astronomer was also a succesful sportsman?Edwin Hubble. In his younger days he was noted more for his athletic prowess than his intellectual abilities. He won seven first places in a single high school track and field meet in 1906. He also set the state high school record for the high jump in Illinois, and practiced amateur boxing.very hard 36% Galileo GalileiGalileo Galilei21%William HerschelWilliam Herschel14%Edmond HalleyEdmond Halley27%Edwin HubbleEdwin Hubble36%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 9855 answers in 2 languages »famous people riddles » Which matematician was called the Princeps mathematicorum ("the foremost of mathematicians")?Carl Friedrich Gauss was a German mathematician who made significant contributions to many fields including number theory, algebra, statistics, analysis, differential geometry, geodesy, geophysics, mechanics, electrostatics, magnetic fields, astronomy, matrix theory, and optics.very hard 38% Jean le Rond d’AlembertJean le Rond d’Alembert14%Pierre Simon de LaplacePierre Simon de Laplace24%Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler23%Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss38%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1364 answers in 3 languages »mathematics riddles » Which mathematician is that?Grigorij Parelman is a Russian mathematician who in 2003 proved (confirmed in 2006) Thurston's geometrization conjecture. This consequently solved in the affirmative the Poincaré conjecture. In 2006 he was offered the Fields Medal and a million $ along with it, but he declined the award, stating: "I'm not interested in money or fame; I don't want to be on display like an animal in a zoo."hard 42% Henri PoincareHenri Poincare11%Grigorij ParelmanGrigorij Parelman42%Terence TaoTerence Tao17%Pierre-Louis LionsPierre-Louis Lions28%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1591 answers in 4 languages »mathematics riddles » What nationality was Leonhard Euler - one of the greatest mathematicians in history?Swiss. Leonhard Euler, the 18th century Swiss mathematician and physicist is considered to be one of the greatest mathematicians of all time for the tremendous contributions he made to the field of pure mathematics. Many concepts of modern mathematics originated from the works of this eminent mathematician whose works also spanned the fields of mechanics, fluid dynamics, optics and astronomy. hard 44% GermanGerman15%AustrianAustrian29%SwissSwiss44%NorwegianNorwegian10%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1185 answers in 3 languages »mathematics riddles » Which of the following is not a chemical element?Darwinium. Roentgenium, copernicum and einsteinium are chemical elements. There is no such thing like a darwinium.hard 45% roentgeniumroentgenium16%darwiniumdarwinium45%copernicumcopernicum25%einsteiniumeinsteinium12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 4872 answers in 2 languages »chemical elements riddles » Which famous scientist was born on the Pi day? (March 14)Albert Einstein. 14 of March is celebrated on many schools and universities as both Pi Day and the birthday of Albert Einstein. On of the traditions is the 'Pi Pie' (pictured).hard 46% Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein46%Blaise PascalBlaise Pascal18%Isaac NewtonIsaac Newton16%all of the aboveall of the above17%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 13353 answers in 4 languages »math riddles » Where was Galileo buried?In the Santa Croce church in Florence. The Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinando II, wished to bury Galileo in the main body of the Basilica of Santa Croce, and to erect a marble mausoleum in his honour. These plans were dropped after Pope Urban VIII had been condemned Galileo for "vehement suspicion of heresy". He was buried in a small room next to the novices' chapel. However, in 1737 he was reburied in the main body of the basilica, and a monument had been erected there in his honour.hard 47% in the Notre-Dame cathedral in Parisin the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris16%in the Santa Croce church in Florencein the Santa Croce church in Florence47%in the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiorein the cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore27%in the Sagrada Familia in Barcelonain the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona8%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 7497 answers in 3 languages »renessaince riddles » Maria Skłodowska-Curie was committed to her job. Did she have any children?Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize. Her first daughter, Irene, decided to follow her mother's life path and received the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1935. Her second daughter, Eva, a writer and politician, was known as the "First Lady of UNICEF". She was also nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 1944.hard 58% She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.She didn't want to and thus didn't have children.14%She was sterile as a result of the radiation.She was sterile as a result of the radiation.12%Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.Her daughter was awarded the Nobel Prize.58%Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.Her sole daughter died at the age of 2.15%Created by: naypax. Statistics based on 23269 answers in 5 languages »Nobel prize winners riddles » What was offered to Albert Einstein in 1952?Presidency of Israel. In 1952, Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion offered Einstein the position of President of Israel to Albert Einstein, after the death of Israel's first president, Chaim Weizmann. Einstein, then aged 73, refused: "I lack both the natural aptitude and the experience to deal properly with people". He died three years later.average 62% presidency of Israelpresidency of Israel62%spaceflightspaceflight11%viceroyality of Swedenviceroyality of Sweden10%cloningcloning15%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12646 answers in 5 languages »Jews riddles » Play mathematics quiz and see all the questions.