Exercise 3

Question 1 :

When was the Raggedy Ann doll patented?

A). 1915
B). 1920
C). 1919
D). 1911
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

Johnny Gruelle patented the Raggedy Ann doll in 1915. The Raggedy Andy doll and the Raggedy Ann books came later.

Question 2 :

What Frank Whittle invented?

A). Radar
B). Ethyl gasoline
C). Sonar
D). Jet propulsion
Answer : Option D

Explanation :

Invented in 1937.

Question 3 :

When was the first Lionel trains manufactured?

A). 1920
B). 1890
C). 1901
D). 1944
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

Joshua Lionel Cowen and Harry C. Grant started the Lionel Manufacturing Company on Sept. 5, 1900 in New York City. The first train, which was called the Electric Express, was manufactured in 1901 and was an open gondola propelled by a fan motor. As time has passed, the trains have been made in different colors and styles.

Question 4 :

What item, originally called the 'Whirlwind', was invented by Ives McGaffey in 1869?

A). Blender
B). Electric mixer
C). Washing machine
D). Vacuum cleaner
Answer : Option D

Question 5 :

What office item was invented by Bette Nesmith Graham in 1951?

A). Fax machine
B). Stapler
C). Liquid Paper
D). Copy machine
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

Bette's other claim to fame was being the mother of Michael Nesmith of the Monkees.