Nis Industry Knowledge Quiz #1

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 103

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This quiz is designed to test your basic industry knowledge and is based on Industry News Headlines from the last 30 - 45 days. To look up answers we recommend the News Archives located at the following link http://intraiis/Wireless/IndustryNews0209. Asp


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following companies are thinking about entering the smartphone market in the future according to recent reports?
    • A. 

      Alcatel-Lucent

    • B. 

      Dell

    • C. 

      Frigidaire

    • D. 

      Dell and Acer

    • E. 

      Acer

  • 2. 
    One of the things that makes the Palm Pre unique in the smartphone arena is...
    • A. 

      It has an accelerometer

    • B. 

      It includes a QWERTY keyboard

    • C. 

      It has a gesture pad

    • D. 

      It has a touch screen

    • E. 

      It has WiFi capability

  • 3. 
    Which wireless carriers have Nortel Networks communication technology as their backbone and therefore could potentially be impacted by Nortel's precarious state?
    • A. 

      Rogers

    • B. 

      Bell

    • C. 

      Telus

    • D. 

      Rogers and Bell

    • E. 

      Bell and Telus

  • 4. 
    LG 150 phones were in the news because...
    • A. 

      They were recalled

    • B. 

      They are new products

    • C. 

      They are being used by Madonna

    • D. 

      They are being tested for use by astronauts

    • E. 

      They have just dropped in price

  • 5. 
    The new player in the national wireless market created out of the spectrum auction has officially named themselves the following from a 'marketing' perspective...
    • A. 

      ZTE

    • B. 

      OMERS

    • C. 

      Public Mobile

    • D. 

      BMV Holdings

    • E. 

      Nortel

  • 6. 
    Rogers Q4 Preliminary subscriber stats showed that...
    • A. 

      Rogers ended 2008 with poor subscriber growth, reflecting the downturn in the economy

    • B. 

      Rogers ended 2008 with healthy growth... reflecting our innovative offerings

    • C. 

      Rogers ended 2008 with healthy growth in wireless subscribers but not cable

    • D. 

      Rogers ended 2008 with healthy growth in cable subscribers but not wireless

    • E. 

      Rogers ended 2008 with increased growth won through discounting the core brands

  • 7. 
    The CRTC has recently set a guideline for what that impacts our wireless subscriber's safety?
    • A. 

      Upgrading the 911 system so it is possible to locate someone in trouble via their cell phone

    • B. 

      Giving cell phone calls priority access to 911 operators

    • C. 

      Forcing manufacturers to include a quick access 911 button on all new cell phones

    • D. 

      Having ambulance and fire rescue help victims with cell phones at an accident first

    • E. 

      Making cell phones with fire extinguishers built in

  • 8. 
    Some might want to question the stability of BCE based on...
    • A. 

      The plan to move to a 3G network

    • B. 

      Bell Alliant cutting 500 management jobs

    • C. 

      Bell maintaining that they have the fastest network but refusing to part in the Advertising Standards Canada proceedings investigating this claim

    • D. 

      The demise of the leveraged buyout that was supposed to take place late last year

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    The following cell phone manufacturer(s) reported disappointing results for the end of 2008
    • A. 

      Motorola

    • B. 

      Motorola and Nokia

    • C. 

      Motorola, Nokia and Sony Ericsson

    • D. 

      Motorola, Nokia, Sony Ericsson and Palm

    • E. 

      Motorola, Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Palm and Microsoft

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