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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 ?

 

Jethro Tull
Rev William Lee
Dan Albone
Sir Humphry Davy

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

 

Rev Patrick Bell
Rev William Lee
Dan Albone
John Deere

The Stocking Frame was invented by which Englishman in 1598 ?

 

Jethro Tull
Rev William Lee
Jethro Tull
Sir Humphry Davy

Logarithms were invented by which mathematician in 1617 ?

 

Charles Wheatstone
David Brewster
John Napier
Robert Hooke

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

 

Christian Huygens
Charles Mackintosh
Rev William Lee
Sir Humphry Davy

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

Milking Machine
Combine Harvester
Seed Drill
Tractor

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

 

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

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

 

John Deere
Eli Whitney
Dan Albone
Harry Ferguson


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