Discoveries and Inventions

1) Who invented motor cycle?
(A) G. Daimler of Cannstatt
(B) Percy L. Spencer
(C) Sir George Cayley
(D) E. H. Armstrong

2) The wonder drug Penicillin was discovered by
(A) Louis Pasteur
(B) Alexander Fleming
(C) Edward Jenner
(D) Jonas Salk

3) Who invented the hydrogen bomb?
(A) J. Robert Oppenheimer
(B) Edward Jenner
(C) Samuel Cohen
(D) Edward Teller

4) Who invented Radio?
(A) Guglielmo Marconi
(B) Georges Claude
(C) Gregory Pincus
(D) Michael DeBakey

5) Who was the inventor of jet engine?
(A) James Watt
(B) Charles Parsons
(C) Orville and Wilbur Wright
(D) Frank Whittle

6) Radioactivity was discovered by
(A) Henri Becquerel
(B) Marie Curie
(C) Newton
(D) Einstein

7) Mercury thermometer was invented by
(A) Galileo
(B) Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
(C) Newton
(D) Priestly

8) For which invention is Alessandro Volta famous?
(A) Light bulb
(B) Telephone
(C) Battery
(D) Camera

9) Who was the first person to televise pictures of moving objects?
(A) John Logie Baird
(B) George Carey
(C) C.F. Jenkins
(D) Paul Nipkow

10) Who built the first fully practical airplane?
(A) Henry Ford
(B) Wilbur and Orville Wright
(C) Albert Einstein
(D) Thomas Edison



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