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Scientists and Inventors

These human inventions changed the world and transformed life on earth.
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1. Which scientist is the founder of the quantum theory?
Ernest Rutherford
Max Planck
Max Born
Albert Einstein
2. Niels Bohr is most famous for which of the following theories?
Theory of gravity
Theory of atomic structure
Theory of relativity
Theory of subconscious
3. Who invented the light bulb in 1883?
Walter Hunt
Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell
Karl Benz
4. Who invented the railway locomotive in 1814?
Henry Ford
Samuel Morse
Alessandro Volta
George Stephenson
5. Which physician-scientist was recognized for discovering penicillin in 1928?
Alexander Fleming
Ernest Rutherford
Louis Pasteur
Pierre Curie
6. Which physicist brought the theories of gravity and the basic laws of motion?
Isaac Newton
Albert Einstein
Michael Faraday
Richard Feynman
7. Albert Einstein is most famous for which of the following theories?
Theory of evolution
Theory of gravity
Theory of dark matter
Theory of relativity
8. Who did the Catholic Church sentence to prison because he said that Earth orbited the Sun?
Filippo Brunelleschi
Galileo Galilei
Francesco Petrarch
Nicolaus Copernicus
9. Which scientist first said that the Sun was the center of the universe and that the Earth and the planets orbited the Sun?
Nicolaus Copernicus
Evangelista Torricelli
Leonardo da Vinci
Isaac Newton
10. Which scientist improved the telescope and constructed the first one that could be used to observe the planets?
Johannes Kepler
Nicolaus Copernicus
Galileo Galilei
Tycho Brahe
11. Who is the first female Nobel Prize winner?
Selma Lagerlöf
Marie Curie
Mother Teresa
Bertha von Suttner
12. What invention is most associated with Johannes Gutenberg?
Light bulb
Printing press
Compass
Telegraph machine
13. What was the name of the famous scientist Röntgen who invented X-rays?
Thomas
Conrad
Wilhelm
Wolfgang
14. Who first stated that for every action (force) in nature there is an equal and opposite reaction?
Georg Ohm
Isaac Newton
Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
Albert Einstein
15. Who developed the earliest effective vaccine against rabies?
Louis Pasteur
Robert Koch
Alexander Fleming
Maria Curie
16. Who was Serbian scientist Mileva Maric married to?
Albert Einstein
Mihajlo Pupin
Max Planck
Nikola Tesla
17. What did the founder of the Nobel Prize invent?
Ballpoint pen
Typewriter
Microscope
Dynamite
18. Which inventor, scientist, and engineer is credited with inventing and patenting the first practical telephone?
Alexander Graham Bell
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Edison
James Naismith
19. Who invented the first battery?
Nikola Tesla
James Watt
Alessandro Volta
Michael Faraday
20. Who discovered the periodic table?
Jöns Jacob Berzelius
John Dalton
Linus Pauling
Dmitri Mendeleev
21. Who invented the dots and dashes code for sending messages?
George Orwell
Helen Keller
Samuel Morse
Louis Braille
22. Edmund Jenner is responsible for saving countless lives thanks to his invention. What was it?
Parachute
Lifeboat
Vaccine
Seat belt
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