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Great Inventors

written by: Sia
 
Many of these inventors were considered eccentric, even crazy. Today, we use their inventions daily and often take them for granted. It would be hard to imagine our world without them.

Question 1:


He was a salesman of tea, coffee, and sugar. Later, in 1876 he invented the gas motor engine.
Ellen Ochoa
John Ott
Nicolaus August Otto
Samuel O'Reilly

Question 2:


This Canadian doctor is widely credited for the invention of the first gas mask, in response to German use of poison gas during World War I.
Cluny MacPherson
Charles Macintosh
Kokichi Mikimoto
Akhil Madhani

Question 3:


This woman invented a method for cleaning and curing the Indian corn crops.
Elaine Jameson
Anna Keichline
Elisha Graves Otis
Sybilla Masters

Question 4:


Among his many inventions were eyeglasses for near and far-sightedness.
Gabriele Knecht
Johannes Kepler
Mary Kies
Charles Franklin Kettering

Question 5:


He invented the air conditioner in 1902.
Orville Wright
Willis Haviland Carrier
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
Charles Martin Hall

Question 6:


This tea and coffee shop merchant from New York is the inventor of tea bags. He started sending samples of tea in small silk bags, but people preferred to dip the tea in the hot water along with the bag.
Roy Plunkett
Samuel Morse
Erna Hoover
Thomas Sullivan

Question 7:


He invented the first medical thermometer.
Sir Thomas Allbutt
Anders Celsius
Lord William Thomson Kelvin
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit

Question 8:


This pharmacist was the inventor of Coca Cola.
James Russell
Doctor John Pemberton
Frank Robinson
Viktor Schauberger

Question 9:


This man invented the compact disc in 1965.
Seymour Cray
James Russell
Sir James Dewar
Percy Lavon Julian

Question 10:


This Hungarian journalist invented and patented the ball point pen.
Laszlo Biro
Stephen Poplawski
Leo Hendrik Baekeland
James Naismith

 


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