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Inventors Multiple Choice Words Worksheet

1. scientist and inventor credited with inventing the telephone
A) Strauss  B) Fleming  C) Bell  D) Granjean  
2. American engineer and inventor most known for inventing air conditioning
A) Whitney  B) Drew  C) Carrier  D) Granjean  
3. Polish woman physicist and chemist who discovered radium and polonium
A) Morse  B) Whitney  C) Franklin  D) Curie  
4. African American physician who developed blood banks
A) Morse  B) Curie  C) Drew  D) Gutenberg  
5. American inventor and scientist most known for the development of the phonograph and light bulb
A) Curie  B) Edison  C) Fleming  D) Drew  
6. Scottish pharmacologist and biologist that discovered penicillin
A) Carrier  B) Edison  C) Watt  D) Fleming  
7. well-known scientist and politician remembered for his discoveries in electricity
A) Watt  B) Gutenberg  C) Curie  D) Franklin  
8. an American engineer and inventor who developed the first steamboat and designed the first submarine
A) Granjean  B) Fulton  C) Morse  D) Carrier  
9. a toy inventor that is most famous for the Etch-a-Sketch
A) Edison  B) Strauss  C) Franklin  D) Granjean  
10. German goldsmith and printer and the inventor of the printing press
A) Gutenberg  B) Strauss  C) Fleming  D) Granjean  
11. American painter and inventor that created the Morse code system
A) Franklin  B) Morse  C) Sholes  D) Curie  
12. American publisher and politician who invented the first typewriter and qwerty keyboard
A) Drew  B) Edison  C) Sholes  D) Watt  
13. German-Jewish immigrant who founded the first blue jean manufacturer
A) Strauss  B) Fleming  C) Bell  D) Franklin  
14. a mechanical engineer and inventor who is most famous for the development of the steam engine and for whom the system of measuring the rate of energy conversion was named
A) Sholes  B) Granjean  C) Watt  D) Bell  
15. American inventor most known for the invention of the cotton gin
A) Whitney  B) Sholes  C) Fulton  D) Franklin  

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