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Scientists and Inventions

Question 1
Who discovered Wave theory of light?
A
Christian Huygens
B
James Clark Maxwell
C
Sir William Fothergill Cooke
D
James Clark Maxwell
Question 2
Albert H. Taylor and Leo C. Young are famous for
A
discovering anode
B
Inventing Radar
C
inventing electrical telegraph
D
inventing the telephone
Question 3
Atomic Theory discovered by __
A
Doppler
B
Dalton
C
Chadwick
D
Oppenheimer
Question 4
Who discovered Bacteria?
A
Nicolas Cugnot
B
Hargobind Khorana
C
Antoni van Leeuwenhoek
D
Lee de Forest
Question 5
Who discovered laughing gas?
A
Charles Townes
B
Greville Bradshaw
C
James Puckle
D
Joseph Priestley
Question 6
The structure of atom was discovered by __

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A
St. John
B
Willers Frank Liby
C
Niels Bohr
D
Norbert Weiner
Question 7
What was invented in the 1940s by Percy Spencer?
A
Wireless transmitter
B
Television set
C
Vacuum cleaner
D
Microwave oven
Question 8
What field of work is Alessandro Volta (1745-1827) best known for?
A
Study of Ocean
B
Sports science
C
Theory of evolution
D
Electricity
Question 9
Which Scotsman took out a patent in 1876 that was the nucleus of the telephone?
A
Thomas Edison
B
Alexander Bell
C
Alexander Fleming
D
George Stephenson
Question 10
Who invented the air conditioners first in 1902 ?
A
Rane Laennec
B
Willis Carrier
C
Dewar
D
Percy Spencer
Question 11
Who invented Machine gun?
A
William Hunt
B
Robert Mallet
C
Vladimir Kosme
D
James Puckle
Question 12
The first recorded mention of the sport is in a proclamation forbidding it. Which of these is it?
A
Tiddlywinks
B
Tennis
C
Bare knuckle boxing
D
Hockey
Question 13
What sport is played with mallets with handles 52 in long, on a field measuring 300 x 160 yards?
A
Quoits
B
Polo
C
Croquet
D
Softball
Question 14
The technique to produce the first test tube baby was evolved by -
A
Humphrey Davy
B
Dr. F. Lanchester
C
Patrick Stepote and Robert Edwards
D
Wernher Von Brown
Question 15
Inventor of the first artificial Refrigerator is
A
William Cullen
B
Wallace H. Coulter
C
Johannes Gutenberg
D
Thomas Crapper
Question 16
Who is called Father of cybernetics?
A
Norbert Weiner
B
Niels Bohr
C
Julius Plucker
D
Alexander Graham Bell
Question 17
The steam engine was invented by
A
New Commen
B
James Watt
C
Isaac Newton
D
James Prescott Joule
Question 18
Who is the true father of calculus?
A
Jean Lumiere
B
Gottfried Leibniz
C
Tennant
D
Edwin T. Holmes
Question 19
Which of these developed an early version of a computer in the 19th century?

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A
Charles Babbage
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Gottlieb Daimler
D
Dr Christiaan Barnard
Question 20
Who discovered cement ?

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A
Joseph Aspdin
B
Agassit
C
Albertus Magnus
D
Janseen
Question 21
What important discovery was made in 1964 by radio astronomers Arno Penzia and Robert Wilson?
A
Pluto cannot be regarded as a true planet
B
Cosmic microwave background radia¬tion
C
The earth goes around the sun, not the other way around
D
The solar system is moving in space
Question 22
The neon lamp was invented by -
A
Karl Benz
B
Georges Claude
C
J. Robert Oppenheimer
D
Henrey Backquerel
Question 23
Who discovered Electro magnetic induction?
A
Sir Chandrasekhara Raman
B
Michael Faraday
C
Galileo Galilei
D
Michael Faraday
Question 24
Who discovered Cathode rays?
A
Julius Plucker
B
Charles Wheatstone
C
John Dalton
D
Guglielmo Marconi
Question 25
Who discovered Alternating current?
A
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
B
Nikola Tesla
C
James Chadwick
D
Christian Doppler
Question 26
Who invented the telephone?
A
Alexander Graham Bell
B
G. Marconi
C
Galileo
D
Thomas Alva Edison
Question 27
Elevator was invented by -
A
Elisha G. Otis
B
Abdul Salam
C
Mao Tse-tung
D
Ronald Amundson
Question 28
Sewing Machine was invented by -
A
William Durant
B
Isaac M. Singer
C
Georges Claude
D
Aldrin
Question 29
Who is known as the Father of Modern Air Conditioning?
A
Tesla
B
Carrier
C
Volta
D
Faraday
Question 30
The first atomic theory was postulated by __
A
Sir Charles Wheatstone
B
Poldhu
C
John Dalton
D
Christian Huygens
Question 31
Who invented the first gasoline engine?
A
Carl Benz
B
Bohr & Rutherford
C
Warner Bros
D
Edwin T.Holmes
Question 32
What is Alfred Nobel famous for?
A
inventing Automobile
B
inventing Atomic bomb
C
inventing Dynamite
D
inventing Arc Lamp
Question 33
Edward Teller discovered __
A
Fahrenheit scale
B
Hydrogen Bomb
C
Raman effect
D
Universal gravitation
Question 34
Rutherford discovered __

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A
Sir Isaac Newton
B
Edwin T. Holmes
C
Proton
D
Sir Chandrasekhara Raman
Question 35
Which boxers fought in the ”Thrilla in Manila” in 1975?

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A
George Foreman and Mike Tyson
B
Joe Frazier and Mike Tyson
C
Muhammed Ali and Joe Frazier
D
George Foreman and Joe Frazier
Question 36
The cross word puzzle was invented by -
A
Wernher Von Brown
B
Leo Hendrik
C
Max Planck
D
Arthur Wynney
Question 37
The invention that is considered to have built America is –
A
Internet
B
Dynamite
C
Machine Gun
D
Computer
Question 38
Michael Faraday discovered
A
electromagnetism
B
benzene, liquid gases and optical glass
C
All of these
D
the induction of electric current
Question 39
Albert Einsten was a famous

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A
Physician
B
Physicist
C
Chemist
D
Biologist
Question 40
Who developed vaccination against small pox?
A
Jenner
B
Pasteur
C
Lister
D
Flemming
Question 41
Who invented ‘Petrol’ engine?
A
Dr. F. Lanchester
B
Gottlieb Daimier
C
Rudolf Diesel
D
Karl Benz
Question 42
On which organism did Thomas Morgan conduct his experiments, leading to the award of 1933 Nobel Prize in medicine for identifying chromosomes?
A
Earthworm
B
Bacteria
C
Pea plant
D
Fruit fly
Question 43
Who discovered "Modern condenser steam engine"?
A
James Watt
B
Sir Isaac Newton
C
Benjamin Franklin
D
Christiaan Huygens
Question 44
What was heavyweight boxer Joe Louis’ nickname?
A
Muhammad Ali
B
The Brown Bomber
C
Spirit of St Louis
D
Tricky Dicky
Question 45
The term 'anesthesia' was coined by -

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A
Leo Hendrik Bakeland
B
Patrick Stepote
C
J. Robert Oppenheimer
D
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Question 46
The founder of plastic industry was
A
Patrick Stepote
B
Leo Hendrik Bakeland
C
Rudolf Diesel
D
Wendell Holmes
Question 47
Machine gun was invented by -

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A
Ralph Johnson
B
Richard Gatling
C
Wenchuan
D
Elisha G. Otis
Question 48
What machine was invented by Professor Auguste Picard for scientific exploration?

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A
Bathyscaphe
B
Cinemascope
C
Hemisphere
D
Atmosphere
Question 49
Who discovered Atom Bomb?

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A
Michael Faraday
B
J. Robert Oppenheimer
C
Christiaan Huygens
D
Rudolf Diesel
Question 50
The practice of sterilization of surgical instruments was introduced by -
A
Nelson Ceylon
B
Hendrik Bakeland
C
Robert Watson Watt
D
Joseph Lister
Question 51
Thomas Alva Edison invented __

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A
Kirkpatrick Macmillan
B
Chandrasekhara Raman
C
Evangelista Torricelli
D
Electric Lamp
Question 52
Who is the father of geometry?

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A
Euclid
B
Waterman
C
Volta
D
Harvey
Question 53
Neutron was discovered by __
A
Julius Plucker
B
James Chadwick
C
John Dalton
D
Goldstein
Question 54
Who founded that lights are electromagnetic waves?
A
Guglielmo Marconi
B
James Clark Maxwell
C
Sir Charles Wheatstone
D
Leo C. Young
Question 55
Father of Printing is ___
A
Pythagorus
B
Guttenberg
C
John Locke
D
Herodotus
Question 56
Who discovered Neon gas?
A
William Ramsay
B
Alexander Fleming
C
Stanley Millar
D
Samuel Morse
Question 57
Who developed Neutron Bomb?
A
Samuel Cohen
B
J. Robert Oppenheimer
C
Wernher Von Brown
D
Edward Teller
Question 58
Who invented Radar?

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A
Humphrey Davy
B
Henrey Backquerel
C
Max Planck
D
Robert Watson Watt
Question 59
Who invented Fountain Pen?
A
Thomas Alva Edison
B
Elisha G. Otis
C
Jean Lumiere
D
Lewis E. Waterman
Question 60
Who invented Diesel Engine?
A
John Harrison
B
Elisha G. Otis
C
Denis Gason
D
Rudolf Diesel
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