February 8, 2011

Trivia: Incredible Inventions by African Americans

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Trivia Tuesday:

As you know, February is the month when we celebrate the contributions of African Americans. There is no doubt that African American inventors have made incredible contributions to the world. For example, check out the list below. 8 of the 12 things in this list were invented by African Americans.

So your Trivia Quiz for today is in honor of Black History Month. . . Can you guess which of these incredible inventions were created by African Americans? Leave your answers in the Comments.

  1. Peanut Butter
  2. Gas Mask
  3. Traffic Light
  4. iPod
  5. Cataract Surgery to Cure Blindness
  6. Super Soaker Water Gun
  7. Roller Coaster
  8. Potato Chips
  9. Skittles
  10. 3-D Glasses
  11. Blood Bank
  12. Plastic Surgery

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  1. kk_lolz123

    those are really sweet thing i just wish i can invent those a things and get rich for i i did and get all of the credit!!! but we should apreciate all that they had done!!

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  2. 51dotfeg

    You guys know that you have to search the name of the people who invented each. Which all of the above were made by African-American people.

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  3. 51dotfeg

    1. George Washington Carver
    2. Garrett Morgan
    3. William Potts
    4. Tony Fadell
    5. Charlie Kelman
    6. Lonnie Johnson
    7. Granville T. Woods
    8. George Crum
    9. Frank C. Mars
    10. Edwin Herbert Land
    11. Charles Drew
    12. Sushruta a Indian

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  4. GNOletsgo1

    1. George Washington…Carver!
    2. Garrett Morgan
    3. Garrett Morgan!
    4. Tony Fadell
    5. Charlie Kelman
    6. Lonnie G. Johnson
    7. John Miller
    8. George Crum (Crumb…XD )
    9. Frank C. Mars
    10.Edwin Herbert Land?
    11.Charles Richard Dew
    12.John Peter Mettauer

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  5. Ella

    Traffic Light
    Cataract Surgery
    Gas Mask
    3D Glasses
    Blood Bank
    Skittles
    Roller Coaster
    Super Soaker Water gun
    These are my guesses.

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  6. Joyce

    I think the iPod is a really cool invention. African Americans have done alot. Its good to celebrate their culture.

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  7. stonefairy

    Peanut Butter
    Gas Mask
    Traffic Light
    Cataract Surgery to Cure Blindness
    Super Soaker Water Gun
    3-D Glasses
    Blood Bank
    Plastic Surgery

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