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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
Samuel O'Reilly
Nicolaus August Otto
John Ott

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
Akhil Madhani
Cluny MacPherson
Kokichi Mikimoto

Question 3:


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

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.
Charles Proteus Steinmetz
Charles Martin Hall
Willis Haviland Carrier
Orville Wright

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
Erna Hoover
Thomas Sullivan
Roy Plunkett

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


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

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
James Naismith
Leo Hendrik Baekeland

 


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