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Typewriter was invented by

A) Shockley B) Sholes
C) Howe D) None of these

Answer:   B) Sholes



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Who invented Bifocal Lens?

A) John Adams B) Benjamin Franklin
C) James Madison D) Thomas Jefferson
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Benjamin Franklin

Explanation:

Benjamin Franklin has long been credited with the invention of bifocal lenses and he was the first to wear bifocal lenses. He did not produce them himself but instead had some optician in London or France make them for him to overcome Presbyopia, a condition that Franklin suffered. He was tired switching between lenses for far and near sightedness. And that resulted in inventing Bifocal Lenses.

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Who invented Electric Generator?

A) Michael Faraday B) Thomas Alva Edison
C) Graham Bell D) Alfred Nobel
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Michael Faraday

Explanation:

Michael Faraday invented Electric Generator in 1831.

 

        • The operating principle of electromagnetic generators was discovered in the years of 1831–1832 by Michael Faraday.

 

        • The principle later called Faraday's law, is that an electromotive force is generated in an electrical conductor which encircles a varying magnetic flux.


 

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When was barb wire patented

A) 1898 B) 1868
C) 1874 D) 1866
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1874

Explanation:

Joseph F. Glidden - Father of Barbed Wire

    • Glidden was born in New York in 1812. He invented barbed wire in 1873 and was granted the patent on Nov. 24, 1874. After a three year battle over the patent, which he eventually won received a patent for the modern invention in 1874 after he made his own modifications to previous versions.
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Who invented Dynamite?

A) Graham Bell B) Nikola Tesla
C) Alfred Nobel D) Louis Pateur
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Alfred Nobel

Explanation:

Alfred Bernhard Nobel was a Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor, businessman, and philanthropist. Known for inventing Dynamite, Nobel also owned Bofors, which he had redirected from its previous role as primarily an iron and steel producer to a major manufacturer of cannon and other armaments.

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App to locate board exam centre for students launched by ?

A) CBSE B) IIT
C) JNU D) NCERT
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) CBSE

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The first effective vaccine against polio was prepared by ?

A) Robert Edwards B) James Simpson
C) H Gibbon D) Jonas E Salk
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Jonas E Salk

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Who is known as inventor of World Wide Standard Time ?

A) Sandford Fleming B) Fredrich
C) Williamson D) James Broot
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Sandford Fleming

Explanation:

Sir Sandford Fleming, (January 7, 1827 – July 22, 1915) was a Scottish Canadian engineer and inventor. Born and raised in Scotland, he emigrated to colonial Canada at the age of 18. He proposed worldwide standard time zones, designed Canada's first postage stamp.

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Who invented waterproof fabrics ?

A) James Dewar B) Charles Goodyear
C) Mary Moore D) Charles Macintosh
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Charles Macintosh

Explanation:

Charles Macintosh (29 December 1766 – 25 July 1843) was a Scottish chemist and inventor of waterproof fabrics.He devoted all his spare time to science, particularly chemistry, and before he was twenty resigned his clerkship to take up the manufacture of chemicals. In this he was highly successful, inventing various new processes. His experiments with one of the by-products of tar, naphtha, led to his invention of waterproof fabrics.

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