Exercise 1

Question 21 :

Who was the first American female to patent her invention, a method of weaving straw with silk?


A). Marjorie Joyner
B). Margaret Knight
C). Amanda Jones
D). Mary Kies
Answer : Option D

Explanation :

Mary was not the first American woman inventor to be sure, there were many female inventors before her, but they never bothered to get a patent.


Question 22 :

Who invented Gramophone?


A). Michael Faraday
B). Fahrenheit
C). Sir Alexander Graham Bell
D). Thomas Alva Edison
Answer : Option D

Question 23 :

Who invented Internal Combustion Engine?


A). Roger Bacon
B). Karl Benz
C). Dr. Alan M. Turing
D). Otto
Answer : Option D

Question 24 :

When was Monopoly created?


A). 1940s
B). 1930s
C). 1920s
D). 1950s
Answer : Option B

Explanation :

After the Stock Market crash, a buying and selling game created by Charles Darrow came to be. The first games were hand drawn on linoleum with streets from Atlantic City, N.J. as the property. He took the game to the Parker Brothers company, and Monopply was brought out for Christmas 1934. Everyone wanted to buy the games after Christmas, and Monopoly became a big success.


Question 25 :

What furniture item was invented by California furniture designer Charles Prior Hall in 1968?


A). Sofa bed
B). Captain's chair
C). Waterbed
D). Hammock
Answer : Option C