Great Inventions from Great Minds Quiz - FamilyEducation

Great Inventions from Great Minds Quiz

See how much you know about who created what great inventions.

Quiz

See how much you know about who created what great inventions.

1. What company first developed the MP3?

  • Apple Computer
  • Microsoft
  • Fraunhofer Gesellschaft
  • Napster

2. Who took the world's first photograph?

  • George Eastman
  • Edwin Land
  • Joseph Niépce
  • Guglielmo Marconi

3. When was the mobile phone invented?

  • 1968
  • 1982
  • 1974
  • 1979

4. Which inventor discovered penicillin?

  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Francis Crick
  • Alexander Fleming
  • Louis Pasteur

5. Who developed the first modern automobile?

  • Robert Fulton
  • Henry Ford
  • Karl Benz
  • Nils Bohlin

6. Which of the following innovations was NOT invented by Thomas Edison?

  • The phonograph
  • The long-lasting lightbulb
  • The Kinetoscope
  • The ballpoint pen

7. Which inventor introduced the telephone, in 1876?

  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Thomas Edison
  • Michael Faraday
  • Thomas Watson

8. Where were ice cream cones invented?

  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Madison, Wisconsin
  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Miami, Florida

9. Marion Donovan made life easier for mothers by inventing what?

  • The baby carriage
  • The disposable diaper
  • Baby wipes
  • Pacifiers

10. Who invented X rays?

  • Nicolaus Copernicus
  • Wilhelm Roentgen
  • Pierre Curie
  • Michael Faraday

1. What company first developed the MP3?
Fraunhofer Gesellschaft

2. Who took the world's first photograph?
Joseph Niépce

3. When was the mobile phone invented?
1979

4. Which inventor discovered penicillin?
Alexander Fleming

5. Who developed the first modern automobile?
Karl Benz

6. Which of the following innovations was NOT invented by Thomas Edison?
The ballpoint pen

7. Which inventor introduced the telephone, in 1876?
Alexander Graham Bell

8. Where were ice cream cones invented?
St. Louis, Missouri

9. Marion Donovan made life easier for mothers by inventing what?
The disposable diaper

10. Who invented X rays?
Wilhelm Roentgen

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