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Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning Quiz Questions - Inventions VIII
Discerningly Versed - Effective Iterative Learning


Which Englishman invented the seed drill, which revolutionised agriculture in 1701 ?

 

Sir Humphry Davy
Dan Albone
Jethro Tull
Rev William Lee

In 1826 who invented a reaper with reciprocating knife and a rotary sweep, improving harvesting ?

 

John Deere
Dan Albone
Rev Patrick Bell
Rev William Lee

The Stocking Frame was invented by which Englishman in 1598 ?

 

Sir Humphry Davy
Jethro Tull
Jethro Tull
Rev William Lee

Logarithms were invented by which mathematician in 1617 ?

 

Robert Hooke
John Napier
Charles Wheatstone
David Brewster

Who invented the steel plough, which revolutionised agriculture, in 1837,

 

John Deere
Sir John Lawes / Joseph Gilbert
Jethro Tull
Eli Whitney

During the mid 1800's the use of artificial fertilisers was pioneered by

 

John Deere
Sir John Lawes / Joseph Gilbert
Jethro Tull
Eli Whitney

The miners lamp, which saved many miners lives, was invented in 1815 by

 

Sir Humphry Davy
Rev William Lee
Christian Huygens
Charles Mackintosh

In 1904, Dan Albone produced the Ivel, the first commercially available British what ?

 

Tractor
Seed Drill
Milking Machine
Combine Harvester

In 1793 the cotton gin, which separated seed from cotton fibre, was invented by

 

John Deere
Sir John Lawes / Joseph Gilbert
Jethro Tull
Eli Whitney

Designing the tractor and implement as an integral unit was pioneered in the 1930's by

 

Harry Ferguson
Dan Albone
John Deere
Eli Whitney


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