Statistics for Famous Inventors

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  • The average score is 10 of 20

Answer Stats

Invention Year Inventor % Correct
Lightbulb (practical)1878Thomas Edison
93%
Telephone1876Alexander Graham Bell
88%
Airplane1903Wright Brothers
81%
Psychoanalysis1890sSigmund Freud
73%
Lightning Rod1749Benjamin Franklin
65%
Dynamite1867Alfred Nobel
59%
Revolver1836Samuel Colt
52%
Cornflakes1894John Kellogg
51%
Blue Jeans1873Levi Strauss
50%
Alternating Current
(transmission system)
1887Nikola Tesla
50%
Cotton Gin1793Eli Whitney
42%
Radio (practical)1890sGuglielmo Marconi
39%
Telegraph (practical)1844Samuel Morse
37%
Polio Vaccine1952Jonas Salk
33%
Periodic Table1869Dmitri Mendeleev
32%
Steam Engine
(condensation chamber)
1765James Watt
30%
Machine Gun1862Richard Gatling
28%
Vulcanized Rubber1839Charles Goodyear
24%
Basketball1891James Naismith
24%
Geodesic Dome1948Buckminster Fuller
12%

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