Topics: Invention, Patent, Frank Whittle Pages: 19 (3581 words) Published: May 29, 2013
 General Knowledge questions and answers on various inventions and discoveries in the world. These questions are important for various competitive exam point of view.

1) Who invented the telephone ?
a. J.L Baird
b. Alexander Graham Belt
c. Marconi
d. James Dewar
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Answer =B
2) Who propounded the Quantum Theory ?
a. Albert Einstein
b. James C. Maxwell
c. Heisenberg
d. Max Planck
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Answer =D
3) Who is the inventor of railway engine ?
a. George Stephenson
b. W.H.F. Talbot
c. Richard Trevithik
d. Eli Whitney
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Answer = C
4) Who is believed to be the father of Virology, i.e study of viruses and the disease caused by them ? a. Beljernick
b. Andre lwolf
c. Louis Pasteur
d. William Harvey
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Answer = A
5) Who invented the safety match ?
a. Humphrey Davy
b. Gillette
c. Landstorm
d. R.W. Thomson
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Answer =  C
6) Who among the following was propounded the theory that hysteria represented undischarged emotional energy ? a. William Harvey
b. Edward Jenner
c. Sigmund Freud
d. Johann Baeyer
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Answer = C
7) Who is the inventor of printing press ?
a. Johann Gutenberg
b. William Lee
c. George Eastman
d. R.W. Thomson
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Answer = A
8) Who was the founder of modern atomic theory ?
a. John Dalton
b. James Ritty
c. Ernest Walton
d. None of above
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Answer = A
9) Who invented Zero?
a. Aristotle
b. Bhaskara
c. Varahamihira
d. None of above
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Answer = D
10) Name the famous German physician who propounded the theory that "like cures like"? a. Frank Mores
b. Karl Landsteiner
c. Samuel Hahnermann
d. None of above
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Answer = C

Information technology multiple choice and objective type quiz questions and answers

1) Who invented microprocessor ?
a. Joseph Jacquard
b. Herman H Goldstein
c. Marcian E Huff
d. George Boole
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Answer =C
2) .INI extention refers to which kind of file ?
a. Image file
b. System file
c. Hypertext related file
d. Image color matching profile file
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Answer =B
3) Who built the world's first binary digit computer ?
a. Alan Turing
b. Konrad Zuse
c. George Boole
d. Ken Thompson
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Answer =B
4) What is VCM ?
a. Virtual Connection Manager
b. Virtual Channel Memory
c. Video Controlled Modem
d. Voice Connection Module
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Answer =B
5)  Who is largely responsible for breaking the German Enigma Codes created a test provided a foundation for artificial intelligence ? a. Alan Turing
b. Jeff Bezos
c. George Boole
d. Charles Babbage
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Answer = A
6) Who co - founded Hotmail in 1996 and then sold the company to microsoft ? a. Shawn Fanning
b. Ada Byron Lovelace
c. Sabeer Bhatia
d. Ray Tomlinson
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Answer = C
7) What was the first ARPANET message?
a. Hello world
b. Cyberspace, the final frontier
c. mary has a little lamp
d. Lo
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Answer = D
8)  Where are the headquarters of Microsoft located  ?
a. Santa Clara
b. Tucson
c. Redmond
d. Richmond
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Answer = A
9) What does DOCSIS stands for ?
a. Data over cable service internet standard
b. Data over cable security internet standard
c. Data over cable secure international standard
d. Data over cable service interface srandard
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Answer = D
10) Who designed the first electronic computer - ENIAC?
a. Von Neumann
b. Joseph M Jacquard
c. J.P.Eckert and J.W.Mauchly
d. All of above
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Answer = C

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