Practice MCQ inventions

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2851 In which decade was the first solid state integrated circuit demonstrated?
Options:1950s,    1960s,    1970s,    1980s

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2852 What J. B. Dunlop invented?
Options:Pneumatic rubber tire,    Automobile wheel rim,    Rubber boot,    Model airplanes

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2853 Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium?
Options:Isaac Newton,    Albert Einstein,    Benjamin Franklin,    Marie Curie

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2854 When was barb wire patented?
Options:1874,    1840,    1895,    1900

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2855 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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2856 What Galileo invented?
Options:Barometer,    Pendulum clock,    Microscope,    Thermometer

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2857 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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2858 What James Watt invented?
Options:Diving bell,    Steam boat,    Hot air balloon,    Rotary steam engine

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2859 Where is the village of Branston, after which the famous pickle is named?
Options:Yorkshire,    Lancashire,    Staffordshire,    Norfolk

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2860 Who invented Jet Engine?
Options:Sir Frank Whittle,    Gottlieb Daimler,    Roger Bacon,    Lewis E. Waterman

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2861 What invention caused many deaths while testing it?
Options:Dynamite,    Ladders,    Race cars,    Parachute

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2862 Who invented Gunpowder?
Options:G. Ferdinand Von Zeppelin,    Sir Frank Whittle,    Roger Bacon,    Leo H Baekeland

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2863 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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2864 In which decade was the telephone invented?
Options:1850s,    1860s,    1870s,    1880s

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2865 Who perfected GENETIC ENGINEERING?
Options:Cohen & Boyer,    Hunt & Davids,    Sinclair & Roberts,    Jaysson & Simons

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2866 What now-ubiquitous device was invented by Zenith engineer Eugene Polley in 1955?
Options:Microwave oven,    Remote control,    VCR,    Calculator

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2867 What Benjamin Franklin invented?
Options:Bifocal spectacles,    Radio,    Barometer,    Hygrometer

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2868 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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2869 What plaything was invented by Joe McVicker in 1956?
Options:Silly Putty,    Etch-A-Sketch,    Lite-Brite,    Play-Doh

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2870 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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2871 Who invented Gramophone?
Options:Michael Faraday,    Fahrenheit,    Sir Alexander Graham Bell,    Thomas Alva Edison

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2872 Who invented Internal Combustion Engine?
Options:Roger Bacon,    Karl Benz,    Dr. Alan M. Turing,    Otto

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2873 When was Monopoly created?
Options:1940s,    1930s,    1920s,    1950s

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2874 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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2875 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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2876 When was the first lawn mower invented?
Options:1830,    1854,    1835,    1849

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2877 In which decade were the first successful diode and triode vacuum tubes invented?
Options:1800s,    1880s,    1890s,    1900s

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2878 Who is the English physicist responsible for the 'Big Bang Theory'?
Options:Albert Einstein,    Michael Skube,    George Gamow,    Roger Penrose

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2879 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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2880 Who had an explosive idea and first patented DYNAMITE?
Options:J. R. Gluber,    A. Nobel,    G. Fawks,    W. Bickford

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2881 Who invented the Spinning Jenny?
Options:Thornton Hargreaves,    Peter Hargreaves,    James Hargreaves,    Simon Hargreaves

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2882 Which insurance salesman invented the fountain pen in 1884?
Options:Lewis Edson Waterman,    Sir William Grove,    Charles Kettering,    George Fountain

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2883 When was the first elevator built?
Options:1743,    1739,    1760,    1785

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2884 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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2885 What Enrico Fermi invented?
Options:X ray machine,    Betatron,    Cyclotron,    Nuclear reactor

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2886 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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2887 Who among the following invented the small pox vaccine?
Options:Robert Koch,    Edward Jenner,    Robert Hooke,    Louis Pasteur

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2888 What George Westinghouse invented?
Options:Light bulb,    Electric razor,    Refrigerator,    Railway air brakes

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2889 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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2890 What invention is credited to the Russian born American inventor Vladimir Kosma Zworykin?
Options:Telegraph,    Radio,    Television,    Dishwasher

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2891 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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2892 What Thomas Davenport invented?
Options:Screw propellor,    Electric streetcar,    Chesterfield,    Sleeping (railway) car

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2893 What Elisha Otis invented?
Options:The brake used in modern elevators,    Jet Engine,    Turbine,    Hydraulic Crane

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2894 Where was the yo-yo invented?
Options:France,    United States,    Philippines,    England

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2895 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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2896 Who is often called the 'first African-American' inventor?
Options:Bessie Blount,    George Washington Carver,    Benjamin Banneker,    Elijah McCoy

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2897 The first hand glider was designed by...?
Options:Leonardo DaVinci,    The Wright brothers,    Francis Rogallo,    Galileo

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2898 In which decade was the telegraph invented?
Options:1810s,    1840s,    1870s,    1890s

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2899 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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2900 When were blue jeans invented?
Options:1900s,    1860s,    1870s,    1850s

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