history of technics facts Selected as the most interesting among technology related questions in Technology quiz 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: Kasiaplanes facts » 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 CaspackTV facts » 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 Biaggimetro facts » 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.orgmusical instruments facts » 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.orgconstruction facts » 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.orghistory of photography facts » Who is the inventor of QWERTY (location of letters)?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 Dąbrowskainventors facts » Play technology quiz and see all the questions.