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GK Questions: Basic GK(Inventions & Inventors) – Set 7

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  1. Who invented the Telescope ?
    1.Ferdinand Verbiest
    2.Dmitri Mendeleev
    3.Galileo Galilei
    4.Johannes Kepler
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Galileo Galilei
    Explanation :
    It is quite a common belief that Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei invented the telescope but this is not strictly true. The earliest workings towards the design of the refracting telescope were made by German-Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey (above) in 1608.

  2. During the 1670s who designed the world’s first automobile ?
    1.Johannes Kepler
    2.Pavel Schilling
    3.Ferdinand Verbiest
    4.Fritz Pfluemer
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Ferdinand Verbiest
    Explanation :
    During the 1670s, Verbiest designed what some claim to be the first ever self-propelled vehicle – many claim this as the world’s first automobile, in spite of its small size and the lack of evidence that it was actually built.

  3. Adolph Rickenbacker inventor of ………………..
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Guitar
    Explanation :
    Adolph Rickenbacker (April 3, 1886 – March 21, 1976) was a Swiss-American who co-founded the Rickenbacker guitar company along with George Beauchamp and Paul Barth.

  4. Who is the founder of Google ?
    1 Ralph H. Baer
    2.Larry Page
    3.Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross
    4.Mark Zuckerberg
    5.None of these
    Answer – 2.Larry Page
    Explanation :
    Lawrence Larry Page is an American computer scientist and internet entrepreneur who co-founded Google Inc. with Sergey Brin, and is the CEO of Google’s parent company, Alphabet Inc.

  5. Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross are the founder of …………….
    3.Mozila Firefox
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Mozila Firefox
    Explanation :
    Blake Aaron Ross  is an American Software Engineer who is best known for his work as the co-creator of the Mozilla Firefox internet browser with Dave Hyatt.

  6. Who among the following is founder of Facebook ?
    1.Shiva Ayyadurai
    2.Evan Williams
    3.Steve Jobs
    4.Mark Zuckerberg
    5.None of these
    Answer – 4.Mark Zuckerberg
    Explanation :
    Facebook is an online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg

  7. ………………………… is the inventor of Apple Computers
    1.Percy Spencer
    2.Vint Cerf
    3.Steve Jobs
    4.Bill Gates
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Steve Jobs
    Explanation :
    Steven Paul “Steve Jobs” was an American information technology entrepreneur and inventor. He was the co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer (CEO) of Apple Inc CEO

  8. Twitter is founded by ……………………
    1.Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, and Biz Stone
    2.Sir Tim Berners- Lee
    3.Dave Hyatt and Blake Ross
    4.Bill Gates and Paul Allen
    5.None of these
    Answer – 1.Evan Williams, Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass and Biz StoneExplanation :
    Twitter was created in March 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Evan Williams, Biz Stone, and Noah Glass and launched in July 2006. The service rapidly gained worldwide popularity, with more than 100 million users posting 340 million tweets a day in 2012

  9. …………………… was a German-Austrian engineer who invented magnetic tape for recording sound
    1.Dmitri Mendeleev
    2.Albert Einstein
    3.Fritz Pfleumer
    4.Ernest Rutherford
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Fritz Pfleumer
    Explanation :
    Fritz Pfleumer was a German-Austrian engineer who invented magnetic tape for recording sound

  10. Who published the law of Motion of planets ?
    1.Albert Einstein
    3.Johannes Kepler
    4.Galileo Galilei
    5.None of these
    Answer – 3.Johannes Kepler
    Explanation :
    Johannes Kepler published his first two laws about planetary motion in 1609, having found them by analyzing the astronomical observations of Tycho Brahe.