World GK MCQs

World Famous Innovators MCQs with Answers

Who is credited with inventing the telephone?
a) Alexander Graham Bell
b) Thomas Edison
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Albert Einstein
Answer: a) Alexander Graham Bell

Who developed the theory of relativity?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Marie Curie
Answer: b) Albert Einstein

Who invented the light bulb?
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) Thomas Edison
c) Alexander Graham Bell
d) Leonardo da Vinci
Answer: b) Thomas Edison

Who is known for discovering penicillin, the first antibiotic?
a) Alexander Fleming
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Marie Curie
d) Galileo Galilei
Answer: a) Alexander Fleming

Who invented the World Wide Web?
a) Tim Berners-Lee
b) Steve Jobs
c) Bill Gates
d) Mark Zuckerberg
Answer: a) Tim Berners-Lee

Who developed the theory of evolution through natural selection?
a) Charles Darwin
b) Isaac Newton
c) Albert Einstein
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) Charles Darwin

Who is known as the “Father of the Computer?
a) Alan Turing
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Ada Lovelace
Answer: d) Ada Lovelace

Who invented the steam engine?
a) James Watt
b) Thomas Edison
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Galileo Galilei
Answer: a) James Watt

Who developed the theory of general relativity?
a) Albert Einstein
b) Isaac Newton
c) Marie Curie
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: a) Albert Einstein

Who invented the radio?
a) Guglielmo Marconi
b) Nikola Tesla
c) Alexander Graham Bell
d) Thomas Edison
Answer: a) Guglielmo Marconi

Who is known for the discovery of the double helix structure of DNA?
a) James Watson and Francis Crick
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Charles Darwin
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) James Watson and Francis Crick

Who invented the telescope?
a) Galileo Galilei
b) Isaac Newton
c) Johannes Kepler
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: a) Galileo Galilei

Who is the co-founder of Apple Inc.?
a) Steve Jobs
b) Bill Gates
c) Mark Zuckerberg
d) Tim Cook
Answer: a) Steve Jobs

Who developed the first practical electric battery?
a) Alessandro Volta
b) Thomas Edison
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) Alessandro Volta

Who is known for the theory of gravity?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Marie Curie
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: a) Isaac Newton

Who invented the airplane?
a) Wright brothers (Orville and Wilbur Wright)
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Leonardo da Vinci
Answer: a) Wright brothers (Orville and Wilbur Wright)

Who is the co-founder of Microsoft?
a) Bill Gates
b) Steve Jobs
c) Mark Zuckerberg
d) Tim Berners-Lee
Answer: a) Bill Gates

Who developed the theory of special relativity?
a) Albert Einstein
b) Isaac Newton
c) Marie Curie
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: a) Albert Einstein

Who is known for the discovery of the law of gravity?
a) Isaac Newton
b) Albert Einstein
c) Charles Darwin
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) Isaac Newton

Who invented the printing press?
a) Johannes Gutenberg
b) Leonardo da Vinci
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) James Watt
Answer: a) Johannes Gutenberg

Who is known for the theory of quantum mechanics?
a) Max Planck
b) Isaac Newton
c) Albert Einstein
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) Max Planck

Who developed the first practical incandescent light bulb?
a) Thomas Edison
b) Benjamin Franklin
c) Alexander Graham Bell
d) Nikola Tesla
Answer: a) Thomas Edison

Who is known for the discovery of X-rays?
a) Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen
b) Louis Pasteur
c) James Watson and Francis Crick
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen

Who invented the telephone switchboard?
a) Thomas Edison
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Galileo Galilei
Answer: b) Alexander Graham Bell

Who is known for the discovery of radioactivity?
a) Marie Curie
b) Isaac Newton
c) Albert Einstein
d) Charles Darwin
Answer: a) Marie Curie

Who invented the modern alternating current (AC) electrical system?
a) Nikola Tesla
b) Thomas Edison
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) James Watt
Answer: a) Nikola Tesla

Who is known for the development of the first practical steamboat?
a) Robert Fulton
b) James Watt
c) Thomas Edison
d) Leonardo da Vinci
Answer: a) Robert Fulton

Who developed the first successful polio vaccine?
a) Jonas Salk
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) Jonas Salk

Who is known as the “Mother of Computer Programming”?
a) Ada Lovelace
b) Bill Gates
c) Steve Jobs
d) Tim Berners-Lee
Answer: a) Ada Lovelace

Who invented the first practical photographic process?
a) Louis Daguerre
b) Thomas Edison
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Galileo Galilei
Answer: a) Louis Daguerre

Who is known for the development of the first practical steam locomotive?
a) George Stephenson
b) James Watt
c) Benjamin Franklin
d) Leonardo da Vinci
Answer: a) George Stephenson

Who invented the first successful motion picture camera?
a) Thomas Edison
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Lumière brothers (Auguste and Louis Lumière)
Answer: d) Lumière brothers (Auguste and Louis Lumière)

Who is known for the discovery of the laws of planetary motion?
a) Johannes Kepler
b) Isaac Newton
c) Albert Einstein
d) Charles Darwin
Answer: a) Johannes Kepler

Who invented the integrated circuit (microchip)?
a) Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce
b) Thomas Edison
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Galileo Galilei
Answer: a) Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce

Who is known for the development of the first successful vaccine for smallpox?
a) Edward Jenner
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Alexander Fleming
d) Marie Curie
Answer: a) Edward Jenner

Who invented the first practical typewriter?
a) Christopher Latham Sholes
b) Benjamin Franklin
c) Alexander Graham Bell
d) Thomas Edison
Answer: a) Christopher Latham Sholes

Who is known for the discovery of the law of conservation of energy?
a) James Joule
b) Isaac Newton
c) Albert Einstein
d) Charles Darwin
Answer: a) James Joule

Who invented the first practical sewing machine?
a) Elias Howe
b) Thomas Edison
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Galileo Galilei
Answer: a) Elias Howe

Who is known for the invention of the pacemaker?
a) Wilson Greatbatch
b) Louis Pasteur
c) Marie Curie
d) Jonas Salk
Answer: a) Wilson Greatbatch

Who developed the first successful helicopter?
a) Igor Sikorsky
b) Alexander Graham Bell
c) Nikola Tesla
d) Leonardo da Vinci
Answer: a) Igor Sikorsky

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