What Do You Know About The Evolution Of Cell Phone

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The need to communicate is ingrained in human being; however, communicating over a long distance or time-zones have been bridged by the pioneer of telecommunication industry that we can cross six time-zones within minutes. Take a quiz and learn about mobile phone


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  • 1. 

    The first call made from a real handheld portable cell phone was in the year?

    • A.

      1973

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      1995

    Correct Answer
    A. 1973
    Explanation
    The first call made from a real handheld portable cell phone was in 1973. This answer is correct because it aligns with historical records. In that year, Martin Cooper, an engineer at Motorola, made the first public call from a handheld mobile phone in New York City. This marked a significant milestone in the development of mobile communication technology.

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  • 2. 

    Who is the first engineer to use handheld cell phone?

    • A.

      Bot Watson

    • B.

      Elias Joe

    • C.

      Peter Cooper

    • D.

      Marty Cooper

    Correct Answer
    D. Marty Cooper
    Explanation
    Marty Cooper is credited as the first engineer to use a handheld cell phone. He made the first ever cellular phone call in 1973 while working at Motorola. Cooper's invention revolutionized communication, paving the way for the development of the modern cell phone technology that we use today.

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  • 3. 

    Which year did iPhone come into existence?

    • A.

      2009

    • B.

      2010

    • C.

      2008

    • D.

      2007

    Correct Answer
    D. 2007
    Explanation
    In 2007, the iPhone was introduced, marking its existence.

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  • 4. 

    Common Radio carrier was introduced in the?

    • A.

      1970s

    • B.

      1960s

    • C.

      1950s

    • D.

      1980s

    Correct Answer
    B. 1960s
    Explanation
    The introduction of the Common Radio carrier refers to the implementation of a standardized radio frequency for communication purposes. The correct answer is the 1960s, as this was the decade when radio technology advanced significantly, leading to the development and adoption of a common carrier frequency. This allowed for improved communication and interoperability between different radio systems and devices.

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  • 5. 

    The brick phone was used in 1980s movies titled?

    • A.

      Wolf of wall street

    • B.

      Wall Street

    • C.

      Blood on the street

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Wall Street
    Explanation
    The brick phone was used in the 1980s movie titled "Wall Street".

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  • 6. 

    Which company pioneered the production of portable devices?

    • A.

      IPad

    • B.

      Motorala

    • C.

      MicroTaAC

    • D.

      ITouch

    Correct Answer
    B. Motorala
    Explanation
    Motorala is the correct answer because they were one of the first companies to introduce portable devices. They revolutionized the industry with their innovative and portable products, such as the Motorola DynaTAC, which was one of the earliest mobile phones. This device paved the way for the development of modern portable devices, including smartphones and tablets. Motorala's contributions to the field of portable devices make them the pioneers in this area.

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  • 7. 

    Motorolla hybrid is a satphone that connects with?

    • A.

      Cellular Towers

    • B.

      Pluto

    • C.

      Mars

    • D.

      Orbiting Satellites

    Correct Answer
    D. Orbiting Satellites
    Explanation
    Motorola hybrid is a satphone, which means it is designed to connect with satellites for communication. Cellular towers are used for terrestrial mobile communication, while Pluto and Mars are celestial bodies that are not relevant for the functioning of a satphone. Therefore, the correct answer is orbiting satellites, as they are the primary means of communication for a satphone like the Motorola hybrid.

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  • 8. 

    PDAs came in the 90s which ushered in a wave of pocket computing and?

    • A.

      Touchscreen devices

    • B.

      Map devices

    • C.

      Satellite devices

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Touchscreen devices
    Explanation
    In the 90s, PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants) were introduced, which revolutionized pocket computing. These devices were equipped with touchscreen technology, allowing users to interact with them by simply touching the screen. This innovation brought about a new era of handheld devices that could perform various computing tasks, such as managing calendars, contacts, and notes. Therefore, the correct answer is "Touchscreen devices."

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  • 9. 

    Nokia came with the innovation of its 6000 series phone which became popular in the?

    • A.

      1980s

    • B.

      1970s

    • C.

      2000s

    • D.

      1990s

    Correct Answer
    C. 2000s
    Explanation
    In the 2000s, Nokia introduced its 6000 series phone, which gained popularity. This suggests that the innovation of the 6000 series phone occurred in the 2000s, making it the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    Sony launched waterproof Xperia Z in the year?

    • A.

      2011

    • B.

      2004

    • C.

      2015

    • D.

      2013

    Correct Answer
    D. 2013
    Explanation
    Sony launched the waterproof Xperia Z in 2013. This model was a significant release for Sony as it introduced a new level of water resistance to their smartphones. The Xperia Z featured an IP rating of IP55 and IP57, making it resistant to water and dust. This allowed users to confidently use their device in wet conditions without worrying about damage. The launch of the Xperia Z in 2013 marked a milestone for Sony and set the stage for future waterproof smartphones in their lineup.

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