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Who invented the lightning conductor?

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Alexander Fleming
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Graham Bell
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Benjamin Franklin
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Thomas Alva Edison
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Solution

The correct option is C Benjamin Franklin
Lightning conductor is a metal rod usually placed atop high towers and buildings to prevent damage caused by the direct hit of a lightning. The metal rod collects charges and directs it to the earth. It was invented by Benjamin Franklin in 1749.

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