How Well Do You Know The History Of Inventions?

Inventions small and large have made our lives easier and more simplistic since the beginning of time. Do you know the history of inventions? Take these 12 questions and find out how inventive you are!
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In 1609, Galileo Galilei invented the first ______________.
Telescope
Barometer
Pocket watch
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In 1769, James Watt changed travel forever by inventing the first ______________.
Car
Airplane
Steam engine
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In 1830, Edwin Beard Budding changed landscaping everywhere by inventing the first _________________.
Hedge clippers
Lawn mower
Weed wacker
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In 1842, Crawford Long made undergoing a painful operation easier by inventing ______________.
Novocain
Morphine
Anesthesia
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Which 1891 invention changed the way we fasten our coats and pants?
Zipper
Velcro
Snap buttons
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Getting over an illness is much easier thanks to Alexander Fleming. What did he invent in 1928?
Codeine
Penicillin
Vaccines
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In 1938, Laszlo Biro changed the way we write by inventing the ______________.
Typewriter
Fountain pen
Ballpoint pen
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In 1946, Percy Spencer changed the way we cook by inventing the _______________.
Microwave
Dutch oven
Electric griddle
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Which inventor is credited with creating the first video game console in 1968?
Samuel Nintendo
Ralph H. Baer
David Gregg
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In 1971, Ray Tomlinson changed the way we communicate by inventing ____________.
Keyboards
Cell phones
E-mail
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Sony is known for it's innovative technology. What did they launch in 1983?
Walkmen
Camcorder
Floppy disk
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In 1990, Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever by introducing the ____________.
World wide web
Fiber optics
Personal computers
Result
You are a total invention whiz! When it comes to inventors and their famous creations, you know more than enough. While you're not exactly an expert, you still know way more than the average Joe. Well done!

C+, Invention Whiz

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You are invention rad! When it comes to inventions, you know more than your fair share. In fact, we might need to start consulting you on inventors and their amazing creations. Well done!

B+, Invention Rad

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You are an invention ace! While some may struggle to remember who invented what and for what reason, you know famous inventors like the back of your hand. You aced this quiz with flying colors. We commend you for your amazing aptitude for all things history!

A+, Invention Ace

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1
In 1609, Galileo Galilei invented the first ______________.
Telescope
Barometer
Pocket watch
2
In 1769, James Watt changed travel forever by inventing the first ______________.
Car
Airplane
Steam engine
3
In 1830, Edwin Beard Budding changed landscaping everywhere by inventing the first _________________.
Hedge clippers
Lawn mower
Weed wacker
4
In 1842, Crawford Long made undergoing a painful operation easier by inventing ______________.
Novocain
Morphine
Anesthesia
5
Which 1891 invention changed the way we fasten our coats and pants?
Zipper
Velcro
Snap buttons
6
Getting over an illness is much easier thanks to Alexander Fleming. What did he invent in 1928?
Codeine
Penicillin
Vaccines
7
In 1938, Laszlo Biro changed the way we write by inventing the ______________.
Typewriter
Fountain pen
Ballpoint pen
8
In 1946, Percy Spencer changed the way we cook by inventing the _______________.
Microwave
Dutch oven
Electric griddle
9
Which inventor is credited with creating the first video game console in 1968?
Samuel Nintendo
Ralph H. Baer
David Gregg
10
In 1971, Ray Tomlinson changed the way we communicate by inventing ____________.
Keyboards
Cell phones
E-mail
11
Sony is known for it's innovative technology. What did they launch in 1983?
Walkmen
Camcorder
Floppy disk
12
In 1990, Tim Berners-Lee changed the world forever by introducing the ____________.
World wide web
Fiber optics
Personal computers