Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize. Take the Nobel Peace prize quiz

The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the richest and most prestigious awards in the world. The prize includes a $1.5 million award. But how much do you really know about the Nobel Peace Prize?

2. Which of these people was never awarded a Nobel Peace Prize?

A) Henry Kissinger

B) Jimmy Carter

C) Mohandas Gandhi

D) Yasser Arafat

(Answer on the next page)

Previous answer: B

The Nobel prizes for Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, and Economics are all awarded by Swedish institutions, but the Nobel Peace Prize is administered in Norway. Nobody really knows why Alfred Nobel chose Norway, which was ruled in union with Sweden at the time of his death. The Norwegian Nobel Committee speculates that, at the time, Norway lacked Sweden's "militaristic traditions."

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