Science GK Test - Scientific Inventions - Set 07

G.K. Practice Test: Question Set - 07

1. What invention was first installed at a Hartford, Connecticut bank in 1889?
    (A) Automatic teller machine
    (B) Time-lock safe
    (C) Burglar alarm
    (D) Pay telephone

2. This English inventor is known as the 'Father of Computing’.
    (A) Philo Farnsworth
    (B) J. Presper Eckert
    (C) John Mauchly
    (D) Charles Babbage

3. Who developed the idea of Crop Rotation?
    (A) Potato Peterson
    (B) Turnip Townsend
    (C) Cabbage Carlson
    (D) Swede Svenson

4. For whom high heeled shoes were invented?
    (A) Cleopatra
    (B) Queen Elizabeth I
    (C) King Louis the XIV
    (D) King Charles II

5. Who synthesized the first wholly artificial gene?
    (A) Hargobind Khorana
    (B) J.J. Thompson
    (C) Benjamin Franklin
    (D) Meghnad Saha

6. What George Pullman invented?
    (A) Sleeping (railway) car
    (B) Airship
    (C) Box car (railway)
    (D) Air brakes

7. What beverage was invented by Charles Alderton in 1885 in Waco, Texas?
    (A) Cream soda
    (B) Coca-Cola
    (C) Dr. Pepper
    (D) Sprite

8. For what is Charles Babbage (1792-1871) remembered?
    (A) Computers
    (B) Telescopes
    (C) Radio-Telegraphy
    (D) Steam Boating

9. When was Milk Tray first introduced?
    (A) 1915
    (B) 1934
    (C) 1923
    (D) 1942

10. Who invented fuel cells in 1839?
    (A) Buckminster Fuller
    (B) Sir William Grove
    (C) Sylvester Graham
    (D) Joyce Hall

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