Scottish Inventors - Test Your Knowledge
  
 SCOTTISH INVENTORS - QUICK QUIZ

Thanks to all who took part in our Scottish Inventors quiz at East Ayrshire's Family Open Day at the Grand Hall on Saturday 3rd November. The quiz was won by Roisin Brown from Ochiltree. Well done Roisin!

Report by Mr G. Kerr

Quiz by Mr G. Kerr


1. The pneumatic tyre was invented by _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _

( 1840 – 1921). This gentleman was born in Dreghorn.

 



2. Joseph Lister pioneered the use of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 



 
3. An easy one. This man invented the telephone

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _

 



4. Sir James Dewar invented the _ _ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _. You might

take this to work or on a picnic.

 



5. He may have saved millions of lives and he is a former pupil of

Kilmarnock Academy (1881-1955)

_ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 



6. This health mode of transport was pioneered by

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _



 

7. There is a monument to this man on a “Road” near the bottom of Cairn Table _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _

 


 

8. He led the way for electro-magnetism (1831-1879)

_ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 




9. This man brought hours of joy/frustration to many maths classes by inventing _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

 


 

10. The screw propeller for ships was devised by

_ _ _ _ _ _    _ _ _ _ _ _  (1803-1832)

 



 

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