20 Questions About Famous Inventors: Do You Know Your Innovators?

20 Questions About Famous Inventors: Do You Know Your Innovators?

Question 1:

Who invented the telephone?

  • A) Thomas Edison
  • B) Alexander Graham Bell
  • C) Benjamin Franklin

Question 2:

Who invented the light bulb?

  • A) Thomas Edison
  • B) Nikola Tesla
  • C) Albert Einstein

Question 3:

Who invented the airplane?

  • A) Orville Wright and Wilbur Wright
  • B) Leonardo da Vinci
  • C) Amelia Earhart

Question 4:

Who invented the computer mouse?

  • A) Steve Jobs
  • B) Bill Gates
  • C) Douglas Engelbart

Question 5:

Who invented the printing press?

  • A) Johannes Gutenberg
  • B) Isaac Newton
  • C) Galileo Galilei

Question 6:

Who invented the telephone switchboard?

  • A) Thomas Edison
  • B) Alexander Graham Bell
  • C) Emma Nutt

Question 7:

Who invented the steam engine?

  • A) James Watt
  • B) Robert Fulton
  • C) George Stephenson

Question 8:

Who invented the cotton gin?

  • A) Eli Whitney
  • B) Samuel Morse
  • C) Alexander Graham Bell

Question 9:

Who invented the assembly line?

  • A) Henry Ford
  • B) Thomas Edison
  • C) Alexander Graham Bell

Question 10:

Who invented the television?

  • A) Philo Farnsworth
  • B) John Logie Baird
  • C) Guglielmo Marconi

Question 11:

Who invented the first practical photographic process?

  • A) Louis Daguerre
  • B) William Henry Fox Talbot
  • C) George Eastman

Question 12:

Who invented the first successful helicopter?

  • A) Igor Sikorsky
  • B) Leonardo da Vinci
  • C) Frank Whittle

Question 13:

Who invented the first practical sewing machine?

  • A) Elias Howe
  • B) Isaac Singer
  • C) Barthélemy Thimonnier

Question 14:

Who invented the first successful airplane engine?

  • A) Charles Rolls and Henry Royce
  • B) Glenn Curtiss
  • C) Wright Brothers

Question 15:

Who invented the first practical revolver?

  • A) Samuel Colt
  • B) Richard Gatling
  • C) Hiram Maxim

Question 16:

Who invented the first successful submarine?

  • A) Robert Fulton
  • B) John Holland
  • C) Simon Lake

Question 17:

Who invented the first practical fountain pen?

  • A) Lewis Waterman
  • B) László Bíró
  • C) John J. Loud

Question 18:

Who invented the first practical safety razor?

  • A) King C. Gillette
  • B) Jacob Schick
  • C) William Painter

Question 19:

Who invented the first practical air conditioning system?

  • A) Willis Carrier
  • B) Nikola Tesla
  • C) James Harrison

Question 20:

Who invented the first practical microwave oven?

  • A) Percy Spencer
  • B) Raytheon Corporation
  • C) Robert Adler

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