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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 remote control locator
Potato Chips
The 56K modem

Question 2:


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

Question 3:


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

Question 4:


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

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.
Jerry Lee Lewis
Chuck Berry
Bill Haley
Elvis Presley

Question 7:


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

Question 8:


How old was Cio-Cio-San, a character in Giacomo Puccini's opera, "Madame Butterfly "?
20
15
19
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)
Techtonical topography
Eolianometry
Bathymetry
Detrital topology

 


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