Top 10 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: Kasiahistory of aviation 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 » Who created the QWERTY keyboard layout?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 » 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 » When Joseph-Louis Lambot used reinforced concrete for the first time?1848. In 1841 he started constructing water tanks using cement mortar and iron reinforcement. In 1848 he constructed his first boat using the same system which was later presented at the 1855 World's Fair in Paris.Created by: Ninjaiinventions facts » Where was the World Wide Web discovered?In Europe. WWW was invented by Tim Berners-Lee at the CERN research center in Geneva, Switzerland.Created by: Tschukainternet facts » In 1953, Samsung began producing its first product. What?Sugar. Samsung started out as a small trading company with forty employees located in Su-dong. Created by: Tschukaelectronics facts » Where was black gunpowder invented?China. Black gunpowder was invented in 9th-century China and spread throughout most parts of Eurasia by the end of the 13th century. Originally developed by alchemists for medicinal purposes, gunpowder was first used for warfare about 1000 CE.Created by: Ninjaifirearms facts » Play technology quiz and see all the questions.