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Inventors Multiple Choice Definitions Worksheet

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

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