Exercise 3

Question 21 :

Where were wigs first invented?


A). Japan
B). France
C). Egypt
D). China
Answer : Option C

Explanation :

As you have noticed in pictures, many Egyptians have head coverings, sometimes with beads in them. The first wigs were created to cover the head from the hot sun.


Question 22 :

Who was the first person to patent the JET ENGINE?


A). F. Whittle
B). C. Lindbergh
C). W. Histell
D). B. Owings
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

British inventor Frank Whittle was the first to patent his design for a jet engine in 1930. Although an engine designed by Dr. Hans Von Ohain was the first to fly in 1939. Whittle's jet engine first flew in 1941.


Question 23 :

The initials JCB on earth-moving equipment are those of the founder of the company that makes it. What is his name?


A). John Christopher Ballantyne
B). Joseph Cyril Bamford
C). John Christopher Baxter
D). Jack Croxford Baker
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

Joseph Cyril Bamford founded the company that makes these iconic machines in 1945, in a 12ft X 15ft garage in Staffordshire.


Question 24 :

What treat was invented by 11-year-old Frank Epperson in 1905?


A). Popsicle
B). Banana split
C). Cotton candy
D). Cracker Jacks
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

It was originally called the 'Epsicle' in his honor. (I can see why that name didn't catch on).


Question 25 :

When was Milk Tray first introduced?


A). 1915
B). 1934
C). 1923
D). 1942
Answer : Option A

Explanation :

Milk Tray was introduced in 1915 in open boxes arranged on wooden trays. Today, with its distinctive purple and gold cartons and popularised by the "Man in Black" television adverts, its one of the most popular chocolate assortments.