Quiz: The Great African-american Inventors

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Quiz: The Great African-american Inventors

This quiz is to test the knowledge of students about African American Inventors.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who invented a machine to make shoes quickly?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • B. 

      Jan Ernst Matzeliger

    • C. 

      Matthew Henson

    • D. 

      Dr. Charles Drew

  • 2. 
    He was held in such high regard, his inventions were called "the Real McCoy."
    • A. 

      Elijah McCoy

    • B. 

      Bart McCoy

    • C. 

      McCoy Morgan

    • D. 

      Sir Drake McCoy

  • 3. 
    Who invented the railway telegraphy?
    • A. 

      L.C. Bailey

    • B. 

      James A. Bauer

    • C. 

      A. P. Ashbourne

    • D. 

      Granville T. Woods

  • 4. 
    This self made millionaire invented a cream to help hair grow back.
    • A. 

      Marie Brown

    • B. 

      Madam C. J. Walker

    • C. 

      Marie Maynard Daly

    • D. 

      Vivien Thomas

  • 5. 
    Name two inventions by Garrett A. Morgan.
    • A. 

      The Gas Mask

    • B. 

      The Pencil Sharpener

    • C. 

      The Traffic Signal

    • D. 

      The Automobile

  • 6. 
    This inventor discovered over 300 uses for the peanut.
    • A. 

      Ronald McNair

    • B. 

      Claude Steele

    • C. 

      Henry McBay

    • D. 

      Dr. George Washington Carver

  • 7. 
    She invented the folding cabinet bed.
    • A. 

      Bessie Blout Griffin

    • B. 

      Kerrie Holley

    • C. 

      Sarah Boone

    • D. 

      Sarah Goode

  • 8. 
    Received a patent  for his invention of the mop.
    • A. 

      Ben Carson

    • B. 

      Stewart Thomas

    • C. 

      Jesse Owens

    • D. 

      Emmett Chappelle

  • 9. 
    After accidently slicing potatoes too thin, he created the potato chip.
    • A. 

      Percy Julian

    • B. 

      Ernest Just

    • C. 

      Lewis Latimer

    • D. 

      George Crum

  • 10. 
    He invented the world-famous watergun, the Supersoaker.
    • A. 

      Claude Steele

    • B. 

      Emmett Chappelle

    • C. 

      Lonnie G. Johnson

    • D. 

      Matthew Henson