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Inventions Quiz!

Inventors & Inventing Trivia 9 Questions.

 
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1

Who invented the mobile telephone, & made its first call to his rival, Dr. Joel Engell, on it in 1973?

  • Martin Cooper, a MENSA member & Illinois native
  • Jerry O'Dare, a 16-year-old genius
  • Bill Gates

2

What nationality was Laszlo Josef Biro, inventor of the ballpoint pen?

  • Polish
  • Bulgarian
  • Hungarian

3

When & where was the postage stamp invented?

  • London, 1840
  • New York, 1790
  • Paris, 1910

4

Who invented the first aeroplane?

  • Konstantin Tsiolkovsky
  • Charles Babbage
  • Orville & Wilbur Wright

5

In which country was the Cyrillic alphabet invented?

  • Greece
  • Bulgaria
  • Russia

6

Who invented crisps?

  • an English pub landlord in 1760
  • A French sailor called Gustave in 1820
  • An African-American cafe owner in 1853

7

Match the inventor to the invention.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • John Logie Baird
  • Gugliemo Marconi
  • Hans Lippershey

Right

  • TV
  • radio
  • telescope
  • telephone

8

Put these objects in order of invention.

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  • Game Boy
  • The car
  • Apple Mac
  • Pre-sliced bread

9

What is Gutenberg famous for inventing in 1439?

  • Spectacles
  • The wheel
  • The printing press

 

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