List of Inventions & Discoveries

In the Exams, Static GK questions will be asked to check the general knowledge of the candidates. Inventions & Discoveries is one of the most important topics of static GK. As seen in the previous year exams too, 2-5 questions have been asked from this topic. Students are advised to read the below-given list thoroughly.

Important Inventions & Discoveries

Inventions/Discoveries  Name of the Person/Scientist
Adding Machine Pascal
Aeroplane Wright brothers
Atom Neils Bohr
Bacteria A.V. Leeuwenhoek
Ball-Point Pen John J. Loud
Barometer Evangelista Torricelli
Bicycle Macmillan
Blood Groups Karl Landsteiner
Calculating machine Pascal
Cement Joseph Aspdin
Chemotherapy Paul Ehrlich
Circulation of the Blood William Harvey
Computer Charles Babbage
Continental Drift Alfred Wegener
Crescograph J.C Bose
Diesel Engine Rudolf Diesel
Electrons J.J.Thomson
Electric Tram Fyodor Pirotsky
Electromagnetic Nature of Light James Maxwell
North Pole Robert Peary
Solar System Nicolaus Copernicus
South Pole Roald Amundson
West Indies Christopher Columbus
Dynamite Alfred B. Nobel
Dynamo Michael Faraday
Electric Battery Alessandro Volta
Electric Generator Michael Faraday
Electricity Faraday
Electron Joseph J. Thomson
Evolution (theory) Charles Darwin
Fahrenheit Scale Fahrenheit
Fountain Pen Lewis E. Waterman
Gas lighting William Murdoch
Helicopter Brequet
Homoeopathy Hahnemann
Hydrogen Cavendish
Insulin F.Banting
Jeans Levi Strauss
Jet Engine Sir Frank Whittle
Laser Theodore Maiman
Laughing Gas (Nitrous oxide) Priestley
Laws of Gravitation Newton
Laws of Heredity Gregory Mandel
Laws of Inheritance Gregor Mendel
Laws of Motion Newton
Laws of Planetary Motion Kepler
Lift (Elevators) Otis
Lightning Conductor Benjamin Franklin
Machine Gun Dr Richard Gatling
Match (safety) Johan Edvard Lundstrom
Mercury Thermometer Fahrenheit
Neutron Chadwick
Nuclear Fission Otto Hahn, Bohr and Fermi
Oxygen Priestly
Paperclip Johann Vaaler
Penicillin Alexander Fleming
Printing for the Blind Braille
Printing Press Johannes Gutenberg
Rabies Vaccine Louis Pasteur
Radio G. Marconi
Radium Madame Curie
Railway Engine George Stephenson
Raman effect C.V.Raman
Revolver Samuel Colt
Sewing Machine Thomas Saint
Shorthand Sir Isaac Pitman
Stainless Steel Harry Brearley
Steam Engine James Watt
Stethoscope Dr William Stokes, Rene Laennec
Structure of DNA James Watson
Telegraph Samuel Morse
Telescope Galileo
Television Baird
Vaccination Edward Jenner
Vitamins Hopkins and Funk
X – Rays Roentgen

All the Best

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