I was skimming through Big Ideas: 100 Modern Inventions the other day and was surprised at the dates for many of the inventions. I thought it would be fun to pick a few of these and make them into a quiz, so here goes.
Match the following technologies with the year of their invention.
First the inventions:
- The computer mouse
- Radio frequency identification (RFID)
- Pull-top cans
- Bar codes
- Touch tone phones
- Cell phones
- Car airbags
- Automated teller machines (ATM)
- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
- Latex paint
Now the years:
Two of the years are used twice. Quiz answers here.
All examples taken from Big Ideas: 100 Modern Inventions That Have Transformed Our World