February 8, 2011

Trivia: Incredible Inventions by African Americans

Posted by at 5:18 am in Trivia | Permalink

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

image from kids.scholastic.comSonja, STACKS Staffer

Add a Comment

For your safety, comments will not appear until the moderator has approved them.
Comments may be edited for appropriateness and personal information.

  1. c21


  2. Starrninjarawr

    1. Peanut Butter
    2. Gas Mask
    3. Traffic Light
    4. Cataract Surgery to Cure Blindness
    5. Super Soaker Water Gun
    6. 3-D Glasses
    7. Blood Bank
    8. Plastic Surgery