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American Inventors & Inventions Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Using the assembly line to reduce cost, what was the selling price of the Model T in 1915?

Question 2 2. Which of the following African American inventors was notable for his contributions to NASA?

Question 3 3. What innovative production concept introduced at his Highland Park facility in 1913 enabled Ford to build cars so quickly?

Question 4 4. Who was the first person to ever use interchangeable parts?

Question 5 5. Morgan's _____ was a safety-promoting, cost efficient mechanical invention. General Electric paid him $40,000 for the rights to manufacture this invention.

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Question 6 6. In which job did Latimer first distinguish himself?

Question 7 7. Who is considered to be the father of modern medicine?

Question 8 8. George Washington Carver was famous for many things. What was one thing he was NOT famous for?

Question 9 9. Thomas Edison's early inventions worked on ...

Question 10 10. Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack included weather forecasts because:

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Question 11 11. What percentage of the peanuts grown in the USA are made into peanut butter?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 13 13. The process of producing material goods efficiently and in large quantities is known as what?

Question 14 14. What are two principles of production?

Question 15 15. Which is true about the development of the working telephone?

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Question 16 16. What was the first war in which airplanes were widely used?

Question 17 17. What are interchangeable parts?

Question 18 18. Which African American inventor is considered the most famous and influential?

Question 19 19. What famed inventor did Ford work for before starting the Ford Motor Company?

Question 20 20. Who did Eli Whitney produce rifles for?

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Question 21 21. What were two of Garrett Morgan's greatest inventions?

Question 22 22. Which of these famous inventors did Lewis Latimer NOT work with?

Question 23 23. More modern medical knowledge and personnel finally understood the connection between the true cause of the disease and its proper treatment. As such (and with the help of new technology) drugs called antibiotics could be developed. These are drugs that:

Question 24 24. No one is sure when George Washington Carver's birthday is. Why?

Question 25 25. Thomas Edison's first inventions revolved around the ...

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Question 26 26. Benjamin Franklin published Poor Richard's Almanack for about _____ years and it sold at least _____ copies a year.

Question 27 27. What subject did George Washington Carver study at college?

Question 28 28. Who developed what is considered the first true airplane in 1903?

Question 29 29. Which of the following led to a major decline in manufacturing during the 1920s?

Question 30 30. In what year and where was the first automotive assembly line used?

American Inventors & Inventions Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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