Lonnie Johnson Trivia Quiz: An American Inventor and Aerospace Engineer

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Lonnie Johnson is an American inventor and engineer, known for inventing the Super Soaker water gun in 1990. He has also worked on various other technologies, including the Johnson thermoelectric energy converter and lithium battery technology.

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What is the name of Lonnie Johnson's company?

  • Johnson Aerospace

  • Johnson Research and Development Co., Inc.

  • Johnson Robotics

  • Johnson Energy Solutions

In what year was Lonnie Johnson inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame?

  • 2020

  • 2021

  • 2022

  • 2023

Which one of Lonnie Johnson's companies developed the Johnson Thermo-Electrochemical Converter System (JTEC)?

  • Excellatron Solid State, LLC

  • Johnson Energy Storage

  • Johnson Electro-Mechanical Systems (JEMS)

  • Johnson Robotics

What was Lonnie Johnson's role at NASA?

  • Aerospace engineer

  • Astronaut

  • Science educator

  • Mission controller

What method has Lonnie Johnson developed to make green energy more affordable?

  • Wind turbines

  • Solar panels

  • Geothermal energy

  • Transforming heat into electricity

In what year did Lonnie Johnson graduate from Tuskegee University with a B.S. in mechanical engineering?

  • 1973

  • 1969

  • 1975

  • 1980

Where did Lonnie Johnson attend high school?

  • Tuskegee University

  • Tuskegee University

  • Williamson High School

  • George Washington Carver High School

In what year was Lonnie Johnson awarded the Breakthrough Award from science magazine Popular Mechanics?

  • 2005

  • 2008

  • 2011

  • 2011

What is Lonnie Johnson's most famous invention?

  • Airplane engine

  • Super Soaker water gun

  • Electric car

  • Solar panel

What was Lonnie Johnson's childhood nickname?

  • The Professor

  • The Inventor

  • The Scientist

  • The Tinkerer


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