Q. With reference to the Nobel Prize 2021, consider the following statements:
1. For the first time in history, climate scientists have won Nobel Prize this year.
2. This year, the Nobel Prize for Chemistry is awarded for the development of asymmetric Organo catalysis.
3. Nobel prize in medicine has been awarded for the discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: B
Notes:

Statement 1 is incorrect: For the first time in history, climate scientists have won Nobel Prize for Physics this year.  

Paul Crutzen won Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1995, for his work on the ozone layer. He is the first climate scientist to receive Nobel Prize.  

Note: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) had won the Peace Nobel in 2007, an acknowledgement of its efforts in creating awareness for the fight against climate change. 

Statement 2 is correct: This year, the Nobel Prize for Chemistry is awarded for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis. 

Statement 2 is correct: Nobel prize in the medicine has been awarded for the discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch. 

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