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Inventions Trivia Quiz

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Major General Ernest Swinton had a major influence on the development of what during World War One?

  • The artillery barrage
  • Barbed wire
  • The machine gun
  • The tank

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First produced in 1955, the "Pluto Platter" was an early version of which modern plastic toy?

  • The frisbee
  • The hula hoop
  • The space hopper
  • The water pistol

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Which innovation helped Stephenson's famous locomotive the "Rocket" win the Rainhill Trials in 1829?

  • Bleedpipe
  • Blastpipe
  • Blockpipe
  • Blowpipe

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In which US state is "Kitty Hawk", where the Wright Brothers made their historic flight in 1903?

  • Maryland
  • South Carolina
  • North Carolina
  • Virginia

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What was the first name of Mr Crompton, inventor of the "spinning mule"?

  • Samuel
  • Septimus
  • Silas
  • Solomon

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The Bren gun, adopted by the British army in 1935, takes the first part of its name from the city of Brno, which is now in which country?

  • Hungary
  • The Czech Republic
  • Poland
  • Switzerland

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Which ancient mathematician has lent his name to a device for raising water into irrigation channels?

  • Euclid
  • Omar Khayyam
  • Archimedes
  • Pythagoras

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In 1901 the British engineer Hubert Cecil Booth patented the world's first powered what?

  • Wheelchair
  • Pram
  • Lawnmower
  • Vacuum cleaner

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In 1867 Samuel B Fay of the United States was awarded the first patent for which piece of office equipment?

  • The elastic band
  • The filing cabinet
  • The paper clip
  • The pencil sharpener

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What is "Volapuk", created by Johann Martin Schleyer in Germany in 1879-80?

  • A hangover cure
  • An artificial language
  • A monorail system
  • A vegetarian sausage

 

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