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Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 1

For over 500 years, paper was only available and sold as single sheets. In 1902, an inventive Australian used half size sheets of paper, a bit of glue and cardboard to create the what?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 1 Birchall's of Launceston in Tasmania started selling the world�s first notepads, calling them 'Silvercity Writing Tablets' after J A Birchall thought it would be a good idea to back sheets of paper with cardboard and glue them together at the top. His British paper suppliers weren�t so keen, but, they were persuaded by Birchall that it was a good idea!
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 2

Who developed the idea of Crop Rotation?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 2 Viscount Charles 'Turnip' Townsend developed this revolutionary concept.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 3

CORN FLAKES - Who made them first?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 3 Will Keith Kellogg discovered the corn flake, by mistake, in 1906. They were the result of an experiment which went wrong.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 4

William Frederick is credited with the invention of the modern frisbee in the mid 1950's. In 1957 the Wham-O Company bought his idea and the rest is history. They named the toy after William Frisbie who was a ________?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 4 Frisbie made a brand of pies that were popular with Yale students in the 1870's. After eating the pies they would throw the pie tins through the air.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 5

Who came up with the idea for INSTANT MASHED POTATO?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 5 Instant mash was invented by Edward A Asselbergs, a Canadian, in 1962. The mash is actually dehydyated potato flakes.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 6

Who invented Dynamite?

Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 7

For whom high heeled shoes were invented?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 7 King Louis XIV was very short and didn't like looking up at people he spoke to, so he had a tall pair of shoes made for him.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 8

What toy did George Lerner create for Hasbro company in 1952?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 8 This was a plastic potato-shaped body on which you could stick different features, such as eyes, ears, etc.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 9

What African-American inventor received 5 patents in the field of shoemaking?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 9 Matzeliger never benefited financially from his inventions. He died in 1889 at the age of 37 from tuberculosis.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 10

It travels over land and water. Who invented the HOVERCRAFT?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 10 Christopher Cockerell invented the hovercraft in 1956. His early experiments with the idea involved a cat food tin, a coffee tin and an industrial blower.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 11

In which decade was the AEEE (now the IEEE) founded?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 11 The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) was formed in 1963 by the merger of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE, founded 1912) and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE, founded 1884).
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 12

What type of system did Paul Nipkow, John Baird, and Charles Jenkins all invent?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 12 All of the inventors mentioned invented an early mechanical television system.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 13

What Sir Isaac Newton invented?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 13 Invented in 1668.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 14

Who invented Bicycle?

Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 15

In which decade with the first transatlantic radio broadcast occur?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 15 On December 12, 1901, a radio transmission received by Guglielmo Marconi resulted in the first transmission of a transatlantic wireless signal (Morse Code) from Poldhu, Cornwall, to St. John's, Newfoundland.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 16

In the 1700s, who would pay the postage fee for letters before the stamp was invented?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 16 Later in 1840, Rowland Hill invented the stamp, which was paid for by the sender, not the receiver.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 17

Who synthesized the first wholly artificial gene?

Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 18

FROZEN FOOD - Who discovered the first practical method of freezing food?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 18 In the 1920s Clarence Birdseye discovered that if food was flash-frozen under pressure, it would freeze without the formation of ice crystals.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 19

When was the Raggedy Ann doll patented?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 19 Johnny Gruelle patented the Raggedy Ann doll in 1915. The Raggedy Andy doll and the Raggedy Ann books came later.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 20

What Frank Whittle invented?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 20 Invented in 1937.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 21

When was the first Lionel trains manufactured?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 21 Joshua Lionel Cowen and Harry C. Grant started the Lionel Manufacturing Company on Sept. 5, 1900 in New York City. The first train, which was called the Electric Express, was manufactured in 1901 and was an open gondola propelled by a fan motor. As time has passed, the trains have been made in different colors and styles.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 22

What item, originally called the 'Whirlwind', was invented by Ives McGaffey in 1869?

Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 23

What office item was invented by Bette Nesmith Graham in 1951?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 23 Bette's other claim to fame was being the mother of Michael Nesmith of the Monkees.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 24

What George Pullman invented?

Detailed Solution for Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 24 Invented in 1857.
Inventions Quiz - 4, General Knowledge - Question 25

When was Milk Tray first introduced?

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