History of the Telephone
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  • Question 1
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    Who was the first person to patent the telephone?

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    Benjamin Franklin

    Alexander Graham Bell

    George Washington

  • Question 2
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    In what year did the mobile phone become popular?

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    1950

    2015

    1980

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
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    How does a landline work?

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    It works like a microphone for your voice.

    It uses electricity to carry sound from one telephone to another.

    Signals are sent through tall towers.

  • Question 4
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    How does a cellphone work?

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    Turns your voice into an electric signal.

    Sends messages to your computer.

    Uses wires to call and send messages?

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
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    The word telephone comes from the Greek language, and it means......

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    box and sounds

    tele and phone

    far and sound

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
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    If a signal is sent through the air it uses....

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    Wires

    Aliens

    Satellites

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
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    Chose all of the ways the telephone helps our lives.

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    Safety

    Keeping in touch with family and friends.

    Tattle telling on your brother or sister.

    Getting information wherever you are.

    Throwing it like a football.

  • Question 8
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    Chose all of the ways the telephone hurts us.

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    Brother can hit you in the head with it.

    Radiation can affect your health.

    Your mom calls you all the time.

    Bad people can steal your information.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
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    How big was the first phone book?

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    100 pages

    15 pages

    1 page

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What percentage of Americans have cellphones?

    answer choices

    100%

    50%

    91%

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