Inventors and Inventions


Inventions and inventors

Who invented it?

Invention?

When?

Anthony Blatner

Fire-engine

1518

Hans Lippershey

Telescope

1608

Richard Trevithick

Steam locomotive

1804

Francois-Louis Cailler

Chocolate bar

1819

Thomas Allbutt

Thermometer

1867

Alexander Graham Bell

Telephone

1876

L N Thompson

Rollercoaster

1884

Dr Washington Sheffield

Toothpaste tube

1892

Rudolf Diesel

Diesel engine

1895

Konrad Zuse

Computer

1941

Refer the given table to answer the following questions:

  1. Who invented the telephone?

(A) Thomas Allbutt                          (B) Alexander Graham Bell

(C) Anthony Blatner                        (D) Francois-Louis Cailler

 

  1. When was the computer invented?

(A) 1518              (B) 1608              (C) 1884              (D) 1941

 

  1. Who invented the chocolate bar?

(A) Thomas Allbutt                          (B) Konrad Zuse

(C) Francois-Louis Cailler                (D) Dr Washington Sheffield

 

 

  1. Who invented the toothpaste tube?

(A) Richard Trevithick                     (B) L N Thompson

(C) Hans Lippershey                        (D) Dr Washington Sheffield

 

  1. Which is not correct?

(A) Diesel engine was invented by Rudolf Diesel in 1895.

(B) Steam locomotive was invented by Francois-Louis Cailler in 1804.

(C) Telescope was invented by Hans Lippershey in 1819.

(D) Thermometer was invented by Thomas Allbutt in 1895.

 

  1. When was fire engine invented?

(A) 1892              (B) 1884              (C) 1518              (D) 1517

 

  1. Which of these was invented in the year1941?

(A) Toothpaste tube                        (C) Chocolate Bar

(C) Telescope                                   (D) Computer

 

  1. Which of these was invented in the year1804?

(A) Steam Locomotive                    (B) Rudolf Diesel

(C) Hans Lippershey                        (D) Alexander Graham Bell

 

  1. When was Rollercoaster invented?

(A) 1867              (B) 1892              (C) 1876              (D) 1884

 

  1. Who invented telescope?

(A) Thomas Allbutt                          (B) Hans Lippershey

(C) Alexander Graham Bell             (D) Dr Washington Sheffield

 

Answer keys
1. (B); 2. (D); 3. (C); 4. (D); 5. (A); 6. (C); 7. (D); 8. (A); 9. (D);10. (B)