Inventions and Inventors MCQs-2

Inventions and Inventors MCQs-2

1. Who invented Internal Combustion Engine?
A. Roger Bacon
B. Karl Benz
C. Dr. Alan M. Turing
D. Otto
Answer: D
2. . What furniture item was invented by California furniture designer Charles Prior Hall in 1968?
A. Sofa bed
B. Captain's chair
C. Waterbed
D. Hammock

Answer: C

 3. What J. B. Dunlop invented?
A. Pneumatic rubber tire
B. Automobile wheel rim
C. Rubber boot
D. Model airplanes
Answer: A
4. Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
A. Isaac Newton
B. Albert Einstein
C. Benjamin Franklin
D. Marie Curie
Answer: D
5. When was barb wire patented?
A. 1874
B. 1840
C. 1895
D. 1900
Answer: A
6. What is the name of the Caltech seismologist who invented the scale used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes?
A. Charles Richter
B. Hiram Walker
C. Giuseppe Mercalli
D. Joshua Rumble
Answer: A
7. Which of the following was invented by Galileo?
A. Barometer
B. Pendulum clock
C. Microscope
D. Thermometer
Answer: D
8. This statesman, politician, scholar, inventor, and one of early presidents of USA invented the swivel chair, the spherical sundial, the moldboard plow, and the cipher wheel.
A. George Washington
B. Alexander Hamilton
C. John Adams
D. Thomas Jefferson
Answer: D
9. What James Watt invented?
A. Diving bell
B. Steam boat
C. Hot air balloon
D. Rotary steam engine
Answer: D
10. Where is the village of Branston, after which the famous pickle is named?
A. Yorkshire
B. Lancashire
C. Staffordshire
D. Norfolk
Answer: C
11. Who invented Jet Engine?
A. Sir Frank Whittle
B. Gottlieb Daimler
C. Roger Bacon
D. Lewis E. Waterman
Answer: A
12. What invention caused many deaths while testing it?
A. Dynamite
B. Ladders
C. Race cars
D. Parachute
Answer: D
13. Who invented Gunpowder?
A. G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin
B. Sir Frank Whittle
C. Roger Bacon
D. Leo H Baekeland
Answer: C
14. Who invented the BALLPOINT PEN?
A. Biro Brothers
B. Waterman Brothers
C. Bicc Brothers
D. Write Brothers
Answer: A
15. In which decade was the telephone invented?
A. 1850s
B. 1860s
C. 1870s
D. 1880s
Answer: C
16. Who perfected GENETIC ENGINEERING?
A. Cohen & Boyer
B. Hunt & Davids
C. Sinclair & Roberts
D. Jaysson & Simons
Answer: A
17. What now-ubiquitous device was invented by Zenith engineer Eugene Polley in 1955?
A. Microwave oven
B. Remote control
D. Calculator
Answer: B
18. What Benjamin Franklin invented?
A. Bifocal spectacles
B. Radio
C. Barometer
D. Hygrometer
Answer: A
19. This part-time race car driver invented the bucket seat in 1969. Who was he??
A. Steve McQueen
B. Harrison Frazier
C. Paul Newman
D. John Wayne
Answer: A
20. What plaything was invented by Joe McVicker in 1956?
A. Silly Putty
B. Etch-A-Sketch
C. Lite-Brite
D. Play-Doh
Answer: D
21. Who was the first American female to patent her invention, a method of weaving straw with silk?
A. Marjorie Joyner
B. Margaret Knight
C. Amanda Jones
D. Mary Kies
Answer: D
22. Who invented Gramophone?
A. Michael Faraday
B. Fahrenheit
C. Sir Alexander Graham Bell
D. Thomas Alva Edison
Answer: D
23. Until Victorian times, chocolate was thought of as a drink. When did the first chocolate bar appear?
A. 1828
B. 1831
C. 1825
D. There is no sure date
Answer: D
24. When was Monopoly created?
A. 1940s
B. 1930s
C. 1920s
D. 1950s
Answer: B
25 In which decade was the first solid state integrated circuit demonstrated?
A. 1950s
B. 1960s
C. 1970s
D. 1980s
Answer: A

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