Test How Well You Know Black History With This Inventors Quiz

Which of the following is true about Lewis Latimer?

Lightbulbs hang from a ceiling.
Retry Correct Incorrect Lewis Latimer invented the carbon filament, a component of the lightbulb that made it more practical and affordable. He also designed an early air conditioning unit and an improved railroad car bathroom.
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Which of the following is true about Lewis Latimer?

  • He helped patent the telephone
  • He invented the carbon filament
  • He worked with Thoman Edison
  • All of the choices
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