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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.
Nicolaus August Otto
Ellen Ochoa
John Ott
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.
Charles Macintosh
Kokichi Mikimoto
Akhil Madhani
Cluny MacPherson

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


He invented the air conditioner in 1902.
Orville Wright
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
Willis Haviland Carrier
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.
Samuel Morse
Roy Plunkett
Erna Hoover
Thomas Sullivan

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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