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I Bet You Can’t Get 10/25 In This Inventions Quiz

So many things around that we use today were invented by certain people some years ago. You may be familiar with the inventions but do you know their innovators and how they were created?

Take this fascinating quiz on inventions to see if you can answer these questions on the things you always use.

1. Who invented the computer?

A. Charles Babbage

B. Roger L. Easton

C. Norman Joseph

D. Bernard Silver

Charles Babbage was the inventor of the first computer in the year 1822.

2. Who invented the Barcode machine?

A. Norman Joseph Woodland

B. Charles Babbage

C. Tim Berners Lee

D. Roger L. Easton

The individual who is frequently credited with creating the first barcode was Norman Joseph Woodland.

3. In what year was the WWW invented?

A. 1978

B.  1989

C. 1992

D. 1997

In the year 1989, Tim Berners Lee, the co-founder of inrupt.com invented the WWW

4. When was the Global Positioning System invented?

A. 1887

B. 1990

C. 1920

D. 1973

The Global Positioning System was invented in the year 1973 by Roger Lee Easton

5. Who invented the telephone?

A. Roger L. Easton

B. Thomas Edison

C. Alexander Graham Bell

D. Martin Cooper

Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone

6. What is the name of the person who invented the light bulbs?

A. Thomas Edison

B. Chunk Hill

C. Anna Stork

D. Mary Anderson

Despite the fact that Thomas Edison is typically credited with creating the lightbulb, he wasn’t the only one who invented the light bulb. Alessandro Volta,
Humphrey Davy and Joseph Swan also helped in inventing the light bulbs.

7. In what year was the mobile phone invented?

A. April 4, 1980

B. April 3, 1973

C. April 5, 1976

D. April 6, 1990

On April 3, 1973, Martin Cooper invented the mobile phone. He was a Motorola engineer.

8. Who invented the ceiling fan?

A. Philip Diehl

B. Roger L. Easton

C. Anna Stork

D. Bernard Silver

The first ceiling fan with an electrical motor was created in 1887 by German-American Philip Diehl.

9. In what year did Carl Benz apply for a patent for his three-wheeled motor car?

A. 1987

B. 1886

C. 1890

D. 1946

Carl Benz applied for a patent for his vehicle on January 29, 1886,

10. What is the name of the man who invented the printing machine?

A. Thomas Edison

B. Chunk Hill

C. Johannes Gutenberg

D. Anna Stork

The German goldsmith Johannes Gutenberg invented the printing machine in 1448

11. The 3D printing machine was invented by…………………………………

A. Thomas Edison

B. Chuck Hull

C. Roger Easton

D. Mary Anderson

The first commercial 3D printer was created by Chuck Hull.

12. In what year was Television invented?

A. Sept. 7, 1927

B. Oct. 2, 1920

C. Sept. 8, 2000

D. Sept. 9, 1910

On September 7, 1927, Philo Taylor Farnsworth invented television

13. Which of the following was invented in 1879?

A. Printing Press

B. Computer

C. Electronic television

D. Light bulb

In 1879, Thomas Edison invented the light bulb

14. Who invented the Virtual Reality Headset?

A. Ivan Sutherland

B. Karl Benz

C. Mary Anderson

D. Thomas Edison

Ivan Sutherland, an American computer scientist, and his student Bob Sproull invented the first virtual reality headset in 1968.

15. Carbon Nanotube was invented by……..

A. Ivan Sutherland

B. Sumio Lijima

C. Martin Cooper

D. Roger Easton

The man who is frequently credited with inventing carbon nanotubes is a Japanese physicist and inventor named Sumio Iijima.

16. In what year was the anti-reflected glass invented?

A. March 16, 1938

B. March 19, 1940

C. March 20, 1967

D. March 21, 1889

The anti-reflected glass was invented in the year March 16, 1938, by Katharine Blodgett

17. Who is the first female to invent a paper bag?

A. Margaret Eloise Knight

B. Anna Stork

C. Mary Anderson

D. Stephanie Kwolek

Margaret Eloise Knight is considered the first female to invent the paper bag

18. Which of these was invented in the year 2010?

A. Car

B. Ceiling fan

C. Apple iPad

D. Television

Apple Ipad is the invention that was invented in the year 2010

19. When was the first paper bag invented?

A. 1990

B. 1960

C. 1850

D. 1840

The paper bag was invented in 1850 by Margaret Knight

20. Who invented the airplane?

A. The Wright Brothers’

B. The Google Brothers

C. Roger Easton

D. Bernard Silver

Wright Brothers are the American inventors who invented the airplane On December 17, 1903

21. What did Karlheinz Brandenburg invent?

A. VCD

B. DVD

C. MP3

D. MP4

Karlheinz Brandenburg invented mp3

22. In what year was the dishwasher invented?

A. 1850

B. 1950

C. 1860

D. 1957

Joel Houghton created the first dishwasher in 1850.

23. Which year was the barometer invented?

A. 1990

B. 1890

C. 1643

D. 1654

The barometer, an instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure was invented by the Italian physicist Evangelista Torricelli in 1643.

24. Who invented the barometer?

A. Karl Benz

B. Evangelista Torricelli 

C. Martin Cooper

D. Thomas Edison

Evangelista Torricelli is the inventor who invented the barometer

25. In which year did Mary Anderson invent the windshield wiper blades?

A. 1903

B. 1905

C. 1908

D. 1907

Mary Anderson invented the windshield wiper blades in 1903 

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