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Inventions

A quiz concerning inventions which benefit mankind. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who invented the medical thermometer in 1867?

  • Cornelis Drebbel
  • Thomas Allbutt
  • Robert Fludd
  • Galileo Galilei

2

Who is the Father of Video Games?

  • William Higinbotham
  • Akio Morita
  • Shigeru Miyamoto
  • Ralph Baer

3

The world's first mechanical television was invented in 1926 by

  • John Logie Baird
  • Philo Farnsworth
  • Vladimir Kosma Zworykin
  • George Heilmeier

4

Match the inventor and his invention.

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Left

  • Frederick Banting
  • Paul Beiersdorf
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Alexander Wood

Right

  • Telephone
  • Insulin
  • Plaster-covered bandage
  • Hypodermic Syringe

5

To appease the hunger of man's best friend, who is credited with the invention of the first dog biscuit in 1908?

  • Carleton Ellis
  • Lively B. Willoughby
  • F. H. Bennett
  • A London butcher

6

Modern polymer banknotes were first jointly developed by the following parties except

  • Reserve Bank of Australia
  • American Bank Note Company
  • Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO)
  • The University of Melbourne

7

The first patent for a ballpoint pen was issued on 30 October 1888 to which inventor?

  • John J. Loud
  • Laszlo Biro
  • Lewis Waterman
  • Marcel Bich

8

Now let's match the inventor and his invention of some common foodstuffs.

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Left

  • Gail Borden
  • William Perrins & John Lea
  • Smith Brothers
  • George Crum

Right

  • Worcester Sauce
  • Cough Drops
  • Potato Chips
  • Condensed Milk

9

The Rubik's Cube was invented in which year by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Erno Rubik?

  • 1974
  • 1975
  • 1976
  • 1977

10

Where was the 2014 European Inventor Award ceremony held on 17 June?

  • Berlin
  • Bonn
  • Amsterdam
  • Copenhagen

 

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