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A Swiss neurophysiologist, Walter Rudolf Hess (1881-1973) won the 1949 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (with Antonio Egas Moniz) for discovering the role played by certain parts of the brain in coordinating the functions of internal organs.
If you're looking for a quiz in subject-verb agreement, we have two for you here. The first set of questions is basic, covering simple and compound subjects with singular nouns or pronouns, and verbs that must agree, depending on whether they're singular or plural. The second quiz covers compound subjects, complex sentences, and special nouns that take singular verbs.