The USA is the first democracy in this world. All the democratic countries looked up to her when framing their own constitution. The USA is not just the land of opportunities but it is also a land of inventions. The USA is a land which invented so many things that changed the world, that changed the way we look at our surroundings. There are so many US inventors and inventions that one quiz doesn’t suffice!
Everyone uses a lot of stuff in our day to day life. However, we never really care to know who was the inventor behind such a useful invention. It may not be complex but it may be extremely useful in our day to day life. They are some inventions that hold the same importance just as water or air (at least for some people).
Just imagine, mobile phones, video games, computers, the internet, chair, table, water bottle, etc. are all inventions. Can you imagine living without them, at least for a single day? It may be extremely difficult now for us because they became a part and parcel of our life. But, do we know the ones who invented them? The simple answer is no.
We may not remember all of the inventors but we can try to remember the inventors who changed our world. Today we will learn some fantastic and some crazy inventions that were invented by none other than Americans. Certainly, there are tons of inventors who are Americans but do you know which one invented which invention?
So, today we came up with this fantastic and not-so-simple (we believe) US inventors and their inventions quiz. Take this quiz to check your knowledge of inventions in general and US inventions in particular. You may win or you may lose but you will be assured that you will learn at least two or three inventions by the time the quiz ends. So, let us start our not-so-simple US inventors and their inventions quiz.
Who invented the light bulb?
Thomas Alva Edison and his team invented light bulb. Edison patented successful bulb (commercial ones) in the year 1879.
The inventor of an automatic dishwasher belongs to which state of the USA?
Josephine Garis Cochran was the inventor of an automatic dishwasher. She is from Indiana.
Who invented an email?
Ray Tomlinson invented email in the year 1971.
Ferris Wheels were invented by?
In 1893, George Washington Gale Ferris invented Ferris wheels. It was America’s response to France’s Eiffel Tower.
The first telephone was invented by?
Alexander Graham Bell invented the first-ever telephone.
Who invented the ironing board?
Sarah Boone invented the ironing board. She received a patent on 26 April 1892.
Levi Spear Parmly invented which of the following?
Levi Spear Parmly invented dental floss in 1815.
Cardiac defibrillators are the invention of?
William B. Kouwenhoven invented cardiac defibrillators in 1930.
Lester Wire is the inventor of which of the following?
Lester Wire is the inventor of traffic lights. Traffic lights were invented in 1912.
Who is famously called the “Father of iPod”?
Tony Fadell, an American engineer, is famously called the “Father of iPod” because of his immense contributions to the development of iPods.
The first Kodak camera was developed by?
George Eastman invented the first Kodak camera in 1888.
Who was the one who invented personal computers?
John Blankenbaker was the one who invented personal computers. He invented it in 1971.
Video game console was invented by whom?
Ralph Baer invented video game in 1972.
Martin Cooper was responsible for which invention?
In 1973, Martin Cooper invented cellphones.
The space shuttle was invented by?
NASA’s Dr. George A. Mueller is credited with the invention of the space shuttle.
Google was invented in which year?
Google was invented by Larry Page and Sergey Brin in 1996.
Who invented Facebook?
Mark Zuckerberg invented Facebook.
Rollaboard Luggage is the brainchild of which of the following?
Robert Plath, pilot of Northwest Airlines, invented rollaboard luggage in 1987.
YouTube is invented in the year?
Three people, Chad Hurley, Jawed Karim, and Steve Chen invented YouTube in 2005.
Internet was invented by?
Internet was invented by Internet Protocol Suite of the National Science Foundation of USA government in 1983.
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