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Discussion :: Inventions - Section 1 (Q.No.1)


Who invented the BALLPOINT PEN?

[A]. Biro Brothers
[B]. Waterman Brothers
[C]. Bicc Brothers
[D]. Write Brothers

Answer: Option A


The Hungarian brothers, Laszlo and George Biro, made the first ball point pen in 1894. It followed the first workable fountain pen which was invented by L.E. Waterman in 1884.

Manish Patel said: (Dec 24, 2010)  
What are meaning of L.E? please explain.

Suresh said: (Dec 24, 2010)  
@ManishPatel: "Lewis Edson Waterman".

Abhinav said: (Aug 30, 2011)  
It can also be for gel pen.

Srivinayak said: (Sep 25, 2011)  
What can also be?

Selooranijahan said: (Dec 9, 2011)  
Who are Waterman Brothers?

Damandeep Singh said: (Jan 8, 2012)  
What is basiclly the ball point ?

Sathya said: (Jan 26, 2012)  
What is called Gel pen?

Vishnu said: (Feb 4, 2012)  
What is a space pen?

Shubham Rathore said: (Jun 7, 2012)  
Who were Waterman brothers?

Adarsh Kumar Prajapati said: (Mar 17, 2013)  
Where belived Biro Brother.
Please explan it.

Anil said: (Sep 18, 2013)  
Why not gel pens are using in the space?

Pramod Khandare said: (Sep 22, 2013)  
What is meant by fountain pen?

Dhiraj C said: (Apr 29, 2014)  
What is difference between fountain pen & ballpoint pen ?

Joy Sen said: (Jul 7, 2014)  
I think Ballpoint pen was invented by John J Loud in 1888.

Madhu said: (Aug 13, 2014)  
What is fountain pen please explain?

Shivani said: (Oct 23, 2014)  
What is felt pen?

Please explain.

Mutheeswaran. P said: (Oct 27, 2014)  
@Mr.Joy sen.

Answer in correct. It is invented in 1888 by loud. The first ballpoint pen was introduced by multiple company.

Mutheeswaran. P said: (Oct 27, 2014)  

Felt pen is also a type of marker pen.

Vinod said: (Dec 5, 2014)  
Who invented ink?

Nishit said: (Jan 11, 2015)  
How they made ball pen point?

Ashika Chaudhary said: (Jul 26, 2015)  
What is difference between ball point pen and felt pen?

Ani said: (Jul 28, 2015)  
Who invented speakers?

Sanjeeva Kumar said: (Oct 27, 2015)  
John. J. Louds invented speakers.

Mohit said: (Feb 29, 2016)  
Why not gel pens are using in the space?

Vaibhav Chaturvedi said: (Mar 17, 2016)  
Ball point pen invented by John j loud in 1888, USA.

Netra Vyas said: (Aug 10, 2016)  
@Dhiraj C.

Fountain pen is what we call as Ink Pen in India. Ball Point Pen is a pen that dispenses ink over a metal ball at its point, i.e. over a "ball point". The metal commonly used is steel, brass, or tungsten carbide.

Ashok said: (Feb 6, 2017)  
What is the reasons in ball pen that ink is emit through the ball?

Give me answer in technical.

Th.Madanjit Singh said: (Feb 12, 2018)  
Who invented pencil?

Praveena said: (Mar 26, 2018)  
Can you tell me what is space pen?

Meera said: (May 7, 2018)  
I think Waterman Brothers is the correct answer.

Princess said: (Jun 4, 2018)  
Space Pen is a gas-charged ball point pen that is rugged and works in a wider variety of conditions, such as zero gravity, vacuum and extreme temperatures.

Princess said: (Jun 4, 2018)  
Conrad Gessner invented pencil.

Aman said: (Jul 16, 2018)  
He also invented the gel pen.

Saravanan said: (Aug 13, 2018)  
John J. Loud invented the first ballpoint pen and patented it in 1888 in America.

Andhavaraphu Bhaskara Rao said: (Jan 9, 2019)  
Please explain the details of Fountain pen and L.E.

Shruti Agrawal said: (Mar 25, 2020)  
He was born in 1899.

Lavanya Muvvala said: (Jun 25, 2020)  
John. L. Loud is the inventor and patented in 1888. Later it was modified by Brio bros in 1894.

Akil Suhail said: (Mar 18, 2022)  
Boths are different PEN. Fauntain and Ballpoint PEN.

Debashisd said: (Apr 26, 2022)  
Ball point pen - Biro brothers.

Fountain pen - L. E. Watermann.

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