Awards: Ask the Fact Monster Questions
Updated February 23, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
- Was the Nobel who invented the Nobel prize some sort of explosives expert? What made him decide to start giving awards, especially the Peace Prize?
- I understand that more than 3,400 men and one woman have won the Congressional Medal of Honor. Who was the woman?
- Who was the first actor to receive an Oscar posthumously?
- Where did the Academy Awards trophy get its nickname, the Oscar?
- Who is the youngest Nobel prize winner?
- Has Beverly Cleary ever won a Newbery Award?
- What is the difference between a Newbery Medal winner and a Newbery Honor Book?
- What's the difference between the Newbery and Caldecott medals?
- Are Oscar Awards made of gold?
- Who was the first African American to be a Rhodes scholar?
- Who was the first African-American to receive the Congressional Medal of Honor?
- What is the Vocal Group Hall of Fame?