Practice MCQ inventions

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3265 In which decade was the first solid state integrated circuit demonstrated?
Options:1950s,    1960s,    1970s,    1980s

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3266 What J. B. Dunlop invented?
Options:Pneumatic rubber tire,    Automobile wheel rim,    Rubber boot,    Model airplanes

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3267 Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
Options:Isaac Newton,    Albert Einstein,    Benjamin Franklin,    Marie Curie

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3268 When was barb wire patented?
Options:1874,    1840,    1895,    1900

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3269 What is the name of the CalTech seismologist who invented the scale used to measure the magnitude of earthquakes?
Options:Charles Richter,    Hiram Walker,    Giuseppe Mercalli,    Joshua Rumble

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3270 What Galileo invented?
Options:Barometer,    Pendulum clock,    Microscope,    Thermometer

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3271 This statesman, politican, scholar, inventor, and one of early presidents of USA invented the swivel chair, the spherical sundial, the moldboard plow, and the cipher wheel.
Options:George Washington,    Alexander Hamilton,    John Adams,    Thomas Jefferson

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3272 What James Watt invented?
Options:Diving bell,    Steam boat,    Hot air balloon,    Rotary steam engine

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3273 Where is the village of Branston, after which the famous pickle is named?
Options:Yorkshire,    Lancashire,    Staffordshire,    Norfolk

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3274 Who invented Jet Engine?
Options:Sir Frank Whittle,    Gottlieb Daimler,    Roger Bacon,    Lewis E. Waterman

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3275 What invention caused many deaths while testing it?
Options:Dynamite,    Ladders,    Race cars,    Parachute

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3276 Who invented Gunpowder?
Options:G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin,    Sir Frank Whittle,    Roger Bacon,    Leo H Baekeland

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3277 Until Victorian times, chocolate was thought of as a drink. When did the first chocolate bar appear?
Options:1828,    1831,    1825,    There is no sure date

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3278 In which decade was the telephone invented?
Options:1850s,    1860s,    1870s,    1880s

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3279 Who perfected GENETIC ENGINEERING?
Options:Cohen & Boyer,    Hunt & Davids,    Sinclair & Roberts,    Jaysson & Simons

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3280 What now-ubiquitous device was invented by Zenith engineer Eugene Polley in 1955?
Options:Microwave oven,    Remote control,    VCR,    Calculator

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3281 What Benjamin Franklin invented?
Options:Bifocal spectacles,    Radio,    Barometer,    Hygrometer

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3282 This part-time race car driver invented the bucket seat in 1969. Who was he??
Options:Steve McQueen,    Harrison Frazier,    Paul Newman,    John Wayne

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3283 What plaything was invented by Joe McVicker in 1956?
Options:Silly Putty,    Etch-A-Sketch,    Lite-Brite,    Play-Doh

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3284 Who was the first American female to patent her invention, a method of weaving straw with silk?
Options:Marjorie Joyner,    Margaret Knight,    Amanda Jones,    Mary Kies

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3285 Who invented Gramophone?
Options:Michael Faraday,    Fahrenheit,    Sir Alexander Graham Bell,    Thomas Alva Edison

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3286 Who invented Internal Combustion Engine?
Options:Roger Bacon,    Karl Benz,    Dr. Alan M. Turing,    Otto

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3287 When was Monopoly created?
Options:1940s,    1930s,    1920s,    1950s

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3288 What furniture item was invented by California furniture designer Charles Prior Hall in 1968?
Options:Sofa bed,    Captain's chair,    Waterbed,    Hammock

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3289 The Manhattan Project was started by President Roosevelt in 1942 to ensure that the U.S. beat the Germans in developing a nuclear bomb. Whom did Roosevelt appoint as scientific head the Manhattan Project?
Options:Robert Oppenheimer,    James B. Conant,    Leslie R. Groves,    Vannevar Bush

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3290 When was the first lawn mower invented?
Options:1830,    1854,    1835,    1849

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3291 In which decade were the first successful diode and triode vacuum tubes invented?
Options:1800s,    1880s,    1890s,    1900s

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3292 Who is the English physicist responsible for the 'Big Bang Theory'?
Options:Albert Einstein,    Michael Skube,    George Gamow,    Roger Penrose

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3293 What 'game' was first produced by the Southern Novelty Company in Baltimore, Maryland in 1892?
Options:Frisbee,    Monopoly,    Ouija board,    Ping Pong

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3294 Who had an explosive idea and first patented DYNAMITE?
Options:J. R. Gluber,    A. Nobel,    G. Fawks,    W. Bickford

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3295 Who invented the Spinning Jenny?
Options:Thornton Hargreaves,    Peter Hargreaves,    James Hargreaves,    Simon Hargreaves

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3296 Which insurance salesman invented the fountain pen in 1884?
Options:Lewis Edson Waterman,    Sir William Grove,    Charles Kettering,    George Fountain

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3297 When was the first elevator built?
Options:1743,    1739,    1760,    1785

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3298 What charge card, developed in 1950, was the first to be accepted nationally in the US?
Options:Visa,    Discover,    MasterCharge,    Diner's Club

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3299 What Enrico Fermi invented?
Options:X ray machine,    Betatron,    Cyclotron,    Nuclear reactor

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3300 Which of the following was first patented by an Australian in 1889?
Options:Electric Drill,    Electric Shaver,    Electric Fence,    Electric Heater

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3301 Who among the following invented the small pox vaccine?
Options:Robert Koch,    Edward Jenner,    Robert Hooke,    Louis Pasteur

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3302 What George Westinghouse invented?
Options:Light bulb,    Electric razor,    Refrigerator,    Railway air brakes

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3303 Who is the only U.S. President to invent and patent something?
Options:Abraham Lincoln,    Theodore Roosevelt,    Thomas Jefferson,    Rutherford B. Hayes

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3304 What invention is credited to the Russian born American inventor Vladimir Kosma Zworykin?
Options:Telegraph,    Radio,    Television,    Dishwasher

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3305 Benjamin Franklin was a prolific inventor. He invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, studied electricity, discovered the Gulf Stream, started the first library, and on and on. Among his many other inventions, what musical instrument did he invent?
Options:Banjo,    Oboe,    Clarinet,    Harmonium

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3306 What Thomas Davenport invented?
Options:Screw propellor,    Electric streetcar,    Chesterfield,    Sleeping (railway) car

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3307 What Elisha Otis invented?
Options:The brake used in modern elevators,    Jet Engine,    Turbine,    Hydraulic Crane

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3308 Where was the yo-yo invented?
Options:France,    United States,    Philippines,    England

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3309 For what does the world owe Almon Strowger a debt of gratitude?
Options:Parking Meters,    Vending Machines,    Automatic Telephone Exchanges,    Traffic Lights

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3310 Who is often called the 'first African-American' inventor?
Options:Bessie Blount,    George Washington Carver,    Benjamin Banneker,    Elijah McCoy

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3311 The first hand glider was designed by...?
Options:Leonardo DaVinci,    The Wright brothers,    Francis Rogallo,    Galileo

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3312 In which decade was the telegraph invented?
Options:1810s,    1840s,    1870s,    1890s

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3313 What inspired reflecting road lights to be invented?
Options:Car door reflecting mirrors,    The light a cat's eyes gave off on a fence,    Sun light on steel posts on road sides,    The sun light on the windshield

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3314 When were blue jeans invented?
Options:1900s,    1860s,    1870s,    1850s

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