History of technics questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of technics. Play history of technics quiz and see all the questions. Where was black gunpowder invented?China. Black gunpowder was invented in 9th-century China and spread throughout most parts of Eurasia by the end of the 13th century. Originally developed by alchemists for medicinal purposes, gunpowder was first used for warfare about 1000 CE.Created by: Ninjaieasy 77% JapanJapan101South KoreaSouth Korea57ChinaChina855IndiaIndia90inventions riddles » In 1953, Samsung began producing its first product. What?Sugar. Samsung started out as a small trading company with forty employees located in Su-dong. Created by: Tschuka hard 46% TelephonesTelephones70SugarSugar285Computer memoryComputer memory65Integrated circuitsIntegrated circuits194electronics riddles » Where was the World Wide Web discovered?In Europe. WWW was invented by Tim Berners-Lee at the CERN research center in Geneva, Switzerland.Created by: Tschuka very hard 34% in USin US1230in Japanin Japan163in Europein Europe799In AustraliaIn Australia110internet riddles » When Joseph-Louis Lambot used reinforced concrete for the first time?1848. In 1841 he started constructing water tanks using cement mortar and iron reinforcement. In 1848 he constructed his first boat using the same system which was later presented at the 1855 World's Fair in Paris.Created by: Ninjaivery hard 24% 1848184815818881888261191819181671938193863inventions riddles » Who created the QWERTY keyboard layout?Christopher Latham Sholes. QWERTY - a symbolic Latin alphabetical name for typewriters and computers, taken from the first six letters in a row below the row of digits, viewed from the left. The first typewriters used an alphabetical key setting. However, with the fast typing of the neighborhood of frequently used keys caused mutual jamming of the arms with the fonts. In 1878, the first typewriter with a QWERTY keyboard was patented. The creator of the QWERTY layout was American journalist and inventor Christopher Latham Sholes.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskavery hard 38% Christopher Latham SholesChristopher Latham Sholes906Jan SzczepanikJan Szczepanik686Thomas Alva EdisonThomas Alva Edison414Dag HammarskjöldDag Hammarskjöld362inventors riddles » Which non-electronic musical instrument has the most complex design?Pipe organ. The classical organ is recognized as the most complex man-made device until late 19th century, when it was displaced by the telephone exchange. Large pipe organs have seven keyboards, complex wind system and up to 20,000 pipes. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 50% pianopiano724clarinetclarinet1018pipe organpipe organ3587accordionaccordion1790musical instruments riddles » Which of the following objects did not appear on the early photographs, because they had been too difficult to capture?People. Because of very long exposure times (up to several hours), first photographers pointed their cameras at static objects. The first photo of a person was made by accident by Louis Daguerre in 1838. He depicted a pedestrian who stopped for a shoe shine, taking a photo of Paris streets.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 61% buildingsbuildings1026naturenature794peoplepeople5403panoramaspanoramas1531history of photography riddles » By what were the first London Underground trains pulled? Steam locomotives. Ventilation shafts at various points on the route allowed the engines to expel steam and bring fresh air into the tunnels. These shafts were sometimes hidden behind false facades, like the one on the photo (Leinster Gardens 23). The right-hand property is a fake.Created by: Luca Biaggihard 48% steam locomotivessteam locomotives6631diesel locomotivesdiesel locomotives1176electric locomotiveselectric locomotives679horseshorses5181metro riddles » Where was the world’s first regular TV service?Great Britain. The first regular high-definition (then defined as at least 200 lines) television service from the BBC started on November 2, 1936. Programs were broadcast daily, Monday to Saturday, at 15:00–16:00 and 21:00–22:00.Created by: Paul Caspackhard 46% Great BritainGreat Britain4781GermanyGermany1165the United Statesthe United States3660Soviet UnionSoviet Union683TV riddles » Where was the world’s first underground railway system built?London. The Metropolitan Railway opened on 10 January 1863, and was carrying over 26,000 passengers a day within a few months of opening. The early lines were built by various private companies, and became integrated in 1933.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 66% New YorkNew York4010LondonLondon19362ParisParis2468MoscowMoscow3128construction riddles » Play technology quiz and see all the questions.