Statistics for American Inventions #1

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  • The average score is 12 of 22

Answer Stats

ClueAnswer% Correct
Wright Brothers' contribution to the worldAirplane
96%
Edison's most famous inventionLightbulb
96%
Faster way to heat your foodMicrowave
89%
The deadliest weapon ever usedAtomic Bomb
81%
Shoots a concentrated beam of lightLaser
77%
Way to avoid walking up stairsEscalator
71%
A hard plastic way to ruin
yourself financially
Credit Card
68%
Synthetic fabric beloved by cyclistsSpandex
59%
Combines reading glasses and
regular glasses
Bifocals
57%
Protects a building from lightning strikesLightning Rod
53%
Doctors using it yell "CLEAR!"Defibrillator
52%
Made rock & roll possibleElectric Guitar
48%
Non-stick substanceTeflon
47%
Super-efficient light sourceLight-emitting Diode
46%
Keeps you warm in cold waterWetsuit
46%
Flying saucer found at parks?Frisbee
43%
Cheap way to fence your ranchBarbed Wire
42%
What makes Miami inhabitableAir Conditioning
38%
Standing conveyance used by
police and tourists
Segway
31%
Tuba for marching bandsSousaphone
27%
Modern computer chips have more
than a billion of these
Transistor
22%
When someone builds a better one
the world will beat a path to their door
Mousetrap
20%

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