Fountain Pen Quiz! History Trivia

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Fountain Pen Quiz! History Trivia

You must have used fountain pen, but how much do you know about the history of the fountain pen? A fountain pen is a writing instrument that employs a metal nib to use water-based ink to paper. For the first kinds of pens, you would have to dip into the ink so they would write constantly. The pen pulls ink from the reservoir across a feed to the nib and onto the paper. This quiz is all about the fountain pen. Have fun with this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was the founder of Omas Pens?
    • A. 

      Raffaella Simoni Malaguti

    • B. 

      Armando Simoni

    • C. 

      Gianluca Malaguti Simoni

    • D. 

      Angelo Malaguti

  • 2. 
    Mark Twain used and promoted which pen?
    • A. 

      Mabie Todd Swan

    • B. 

      Conklin Crescent Filler

    • C. 

      Parker Lucky Curve

    • D. 

      Waterman's Ideal Fountain Pen

  • 3. 
    In 1832 the first self-filling pen was patented by who?
    • A. 

      J.J. Parker

    • B. 

      George S. Parker

    • C. 

      John Scheffer

    • D. 

      L.E. Waterman

    • E. 

      Charles Goodyear

  • 4. 
    Which manufacturer was founded in Turin in 1919?
    • A. 

      Aurora

    • B. 

      Omas

    • C. 

      Mentmore

    • D. 

      Montegrappa

  • 5. 
    Caran d'Ache, based in Geneva, Switzerland, received its name from:
    • A. 

      Its French founder of the the same name.

    • B. 

      The Russian word for pencil.

    • C. 

      The pseudonym of the 19th century French cartoonist Emmanuel Poiré

  • 6. 
    The first company to use carbon fiber in a fountain pen was:
    • A. 

      Delta

    • B. 

      Mont Blanc

    • C. 

      Dunhill

    • D. 

      Grayson Tighe

    • E. 

      Visconti

  • 7. 
    The first German company to produce a fountain pen was:
    • A. 

      Soennecken

    • B. 

      Pelikan

    • C. 

      Mont Blanc

    • D. 

      Faber Castell

  • 8. 
    In 1916 the first Italian manufacturer of fountain pens established in Florence was:
    • A. 

      Tibaldi

    • B. 

      Omas

    • C. 

      Montegrappa

    • D. 

      Aurora

    • E. 

      Stipula

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