SOS Signal Technology Quiz

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Do you know what does SOS stands for? It is a very well-known expression that we use, often attributed to distressed people stranded at sea. We attribute it to distress, but we often don't know what, i. E. , means or where it comes from. So, do you know what SOS comes from or what it means? If you think you do take our quiz right now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of code is the S.O.S code?
    • A. 

      A morse code distress signal

    • B. 

      A distress signal

    • C. 

      A military morse code

    • D. 

      A military distress signal

  • 2. 
    In popular use what is the meaning of S.O.S?
    • A. 

      Save our soul

    • B. 

      Save us all

    • C. 

      See our soul

    • D. 

      See us all

  • 3. 
    Where does the SOS code originate from?
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      America

  • 4. 
    When did SOS stopped being the standard maritime distress signal?
    • A. 

      In 1969

    • B. 

      In 1980

    • C. 

      In 1989

    • D. 

      In 1999

  • 5. 
    When was radio created?
    • A. 

      In 1879

    • B. 

      In 1888

    • C. 

      In 1900

    • D. 

      In the late 1890s

  • 6. 
    What is the vocal version of the SOS code?
    • A. 

      Olay

    • B. 

      Mayday

    • C. 

      ASAP

    • D. 

      Hooray

  • 7. 
    What does the signal SSS mean?
    • A. 

      Attack by submarine

    • B. 

      Air attack

    • C. 

      Naval attack

    • D. 

      Animal attack

  • 8. 
    How many historical SOS calls are there?
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      30

  • 9. 
    Which British Passenger liner sent an SOS signal before sinking in 1912?
    • A. 

      Steamship Kentucky

    • B. 

      RMS Titanic

    • C. 

      The titanic

    • D. 

      The Britannic

  • 10. 
    In international morse code, what do 3 dots represent?
    • A. 

      The letter P

    • B. 

      The letter M

    • C. 

      The letter S

    • D. 

      The letter T