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Who invented waterproof fabrics ?

A) James Dewar B) Charles Goodyear
C) Mary Moore D) Charles Macintosh

Answer:   D) Charles Macintosh



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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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Who discovered Insulin?

A) Sir Alexander Fleming B) Frederick Banting
C) James Watt D) Sir F.G. Hopkins
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Frederick Banting

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Who invented the hot air balloon?

A) Montgolfier brothers B) Wright brothers
C) Lisitsyn brothers D) Walton brothers
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Montgolfier brothers

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Who invented the thermos flask?

A) Ray Tomlinson B) Tim Berners-Lee
C) William Cullen D) James Dewar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) James Dewar

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Who invented radar?

A) Fred Morrison B) A. H. Taylor and Leo C. Young
C) Van Tassel D) W. K. Roentgen
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) A. H. Taylor and Leo C. Young

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Who discovered electron?

A) E. Goldstien B) J. J. Thomson
C) Ernest Rutherford D) J. Chadwick
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) J. J. Thomson

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Edward Jenner discovered vaccine for which of the following disease?

A) Polio B) Tuberculosis
C) Small Pox D) Rabies
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Small Pox

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Who developed the theory of relativity?

A) Issac Newton B) Charles Darwin
C) Marie Curie D) Albert Einstein
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Albert Einstein

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Who invented the Centigrade scale?

A) Anders Celsius B) Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit
C) William Thomson D) Wright Brothers
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Anders Celsius

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