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Things That Should Be Taught at School

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
This quiz contains questions on important facts that are not usually taught at school.

Question 1:


What did electrical engineering professor, Dr. Brent Townshend, invent in 1996?
Bookshelf speakers
The 56K modem
Potato Chips
The remote control locator

Question 2:


What did George Crum invent at the Moon Lake Lodge resort in Saratoga Springs, New York?
The 56K modem
Bookshelf speakers
The potato chips
The remote control locator

Question 3:


In 1971, this programmer implemented the first email system capable of sending mail between users on different hosts connected to the ARPANET.
David Thomson
John Tomlinson
Ray Tomlinson
Mark Thomson

Question 4:


This device, named "Missing Link," was invented by twin sisters Kelli and Vanessa Dunn.
The 56K modem
The microphone
The remote control locator
The bookshelf speakers

Question 5:


This chemical element, with atomic number 3, is the lightest solid element and is primarily used in heat transfer alloys, in batteries and in some drugs, known as mood stabilizers.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Beryllium
Calcium
Lithium
Sodium

Question 6:


In 1986, this musician, famous for performing the song "Johnny B. Goode", became the first person inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Bill Haley
Elvis Presley
Chuck Berry
Jerry Lee Lewis

Question 7:


This actor, who plays Dr. Norman in "What Lies Beneath", is also a licensed pilot of both planes and helicopters.
Anthony LaPaglia
John Travolta
Harrison Ford
Ralph Finnes

Question 8:


How old was Cio-Cio-San, a character in Giacomo Puccini's opera, "Madame Butterfly "?
15
19
20
21

Question 9:


Which actor played the villain Mr. Big in the James Bond movie "Live and Let Die"?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 10:


Which word refers to the measurement of water depth at various places in a body of water?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Eolianometry
Detrital topology
Bathymetry
Techtonical topography

 


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