Not everyone can win a Nobel, but this is the next best thing. Prizes are announced starting Oct. 5.

You can’t argue with the fact that the Nobel Prize is the world’s best-known award for scientific and scholarly achievements. Each October, Nobel laureates are named in physics, chemistry, physiology and medicine, literature, economics and peace. How much do you know about the Nobel Prize and the scores of University of California faculty, staff and alumni who have received this highest accolade?