Inventions and Innovations Trivia QuizScience Trivia Questions -
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When the first glue patent was issued, what was the main
d. Tree sap
Fish - The patent was issued in 1750.
When was scotch tape invented?
1930 - Richard Drew was the inventor.
What did Willis Carrier invent?
a. Air conditioning
b. Air bags
c. Color television
d. Windshield wipers
Air conditioning - The first air conditioning unit was installed in 1902.
Who patented a calculating machine in 1885?
a. Edward Acheson
b. Percy Shaw
c. Thomas Fogarty
d. William Burroughs
William Burroughs - William improved his machine in 1892 by including a printer.
Which company designed the first cassette tape?
Philips - The Philips Company demonstrated their tape in 1963.
When were the first lap-tops sold to the general public?
1981 - This year also marked the first year that the mouse became a regular part of the computer.
In what year was the first telephone book published?
1878 - The first book was published by the New Haven District Telephone Company.
When was the Apple Macintosh Computer introduced to the general
1984 - This computer came with a GUI.
What was the name of the first crash test dummy?
Sam - Sierra Sam was created in 1949.
What handicap did inventor Ralph Teetor suffer from?
b. Muscular Dystrophy
Blind - Ralph invented cruise control.
What was the name of the man who invented the first Thermos?
Dewar - The Dewar flask was designed by Sir James Dewar.
Where did the first drive-in theatre open?
d. New Jersey
New Jersey - The drive-in was created by Richard Hollingshead in 1933.
When was the first pair of wearable eye glasses invented?
1284 - The glasses were designed by an Italian named Salvino D'Armate.
Invented in 1893, where did the first Ferris wheel appear?
c. New York
Chicago - The Ferris wheel was invented by George W. Ferris.
The first book, which outlined the difference between drowning
and strangulation, appeared in which country?
China - This book was the first to use medicine to help solve crimes and was the beginnings of
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