History of technics questions This is a list of recently added questions about history of technics. 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% pianopiano519clarinetclarinet769pipe organpipe organ2715accordionaccordion1349musical 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 incident 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 62% buildingsbuildings785naturenature598peoplepeople4131panoramaspanoramas1128history 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 50% steam locomotivessteam locomotives5322diesel locomotivesdiesel locomotives906electric locomotiveselectric locomotives546horseshorses3843metro 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 47% Great BritainGreat Britain3830GermanyGermany915the United Statesthe United States2791Soviet UnionSoviet Union495TV 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 67% New YorkNew York2888LondonLondon14532ParisParis1916MoscowMoscow2281London riddles » Which company produced the world's first commercial jet airliner?De Havilland. English-made de Havilland DH 106 Comet was introduced in 1952 by British Airways. A year after, Comet airframes began suffering catastrophic metal fatigue, with three of them tearing apart during mid-flight.Created by: Kasiavery hard 32% FokkerFokker429BoeingBoeing1234DouglasDouglas799De HavillandDe Havilland1180planes riddles » Play technology quiz and see all the questions.