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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

Question 5:


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

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
Thomas Sullivan
Erna Hoover
Roy Plunkett

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

Question 9:


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

Question 10:


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

 


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