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A Challenging Inventions Trivia Quiz

who invented what? 10 Questions.

 
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1

What was Thomas Twyford's gift to civilisation with his invention of 1885?

  • 1st postage due stamp
  • 1st one piece china toilet
  • 1st toothbrush

2

Joseph Swan invented a primitive form of which device in 1860, several years before the man who is usually credited for this invention?

  • The electric light bulb
  • The steam engine
  • The telephone

3

What did Kirkpatrick Macmillan invent in 1840?

  • Colour photography
  • Pedal-operated cycle
  • Self adhesive stamp

4

In 1854, who invented a process which revolutionised the production of steel?

  • Harry Brearley
  • Henry Atkins
  • Henry Bessemer

5

In the 1850s, who discovered a method of food preservation which today bears his name?

  • Clarence Birdseye
  • Lloyd Augustus Hall
  • Louis Pasteur

6

In 1854, J E Lundstrom of Sweden started producing which convenient product which had been invented by a German, G E Pasch in 1844?

  • Disposable razor
  • First aid kit
  • Safety match

7

Around 1670, Hennig Brand of Hamburg produced what substance with his experiments involving the distillation of urine?

  • Ammonia
  • Phosphorus
  • Sulphur

8

In the 1930s,Walt Disney developed the multiplane camera,which revolutionised the production of which kind of films?

  • Animation films
  • Cartoon films
  • Musical films

9

What was invented by Willis Haviland Carrier in 1902 and patented by him in 1906?

  • Air conditioning
  • Ice cream
  • Paperclip

10

Which iconic doll (complete with fashion accessories) was invented by Ruth Handler in 1959?

  • Barbie
  • Cindy
  • Ragdoll

 

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