[Quiz] Do you know the trailblazing African Americans behind these inventions?

Francis Akhalbey November 21, 2020

Welcome to Face2Face Africa quiz series that tests your knowledge of Africa and anything African. We ask ten questions based on themes ranging from politics, history, geography, culture, entertainment and many more.

Today, we are all about testing your knowledge of trailblazing African Americans behind inventions. Brace yourself, no cheating, get your thinking cap on and test your knowledge of trailblazing African Americans behind inventions

Poll 1. In 1872, this inventor received a patent for a chamber commode (water closet toilet)?

Poll 2. Which inventor is credited for inventing the three-way traffic signal and the gas mask?

Poll 3. Who is best known for creating a fully functioning clock entirely from pieces of wood?

Poll 4. This inventor collaborated with Thomas Edison and Alexander Graham in the development of the filament bulb and the telephone?

Poll 5. He invented the modern “blood bank” storage system that gives blood to those in need in times of emergencies?

Poll 6. This lady invented the Laserphaco Probe?

Poll 7. Her discoveries brought about the technology behind caller ID and call waiting?

Poll 8. She is known for inventing the illusion transmitter and her work with NASA?

Poll 9. She invented the TATB spot test, which identifies explosives in a field environment?

Poll 10. This inventor developed the first successful treatment for Hansen’s disease (leprosy)?

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