Philo T. Farnsworth

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Philo T. Farnsworth

Philo Farnsworth was considered a great American inventor. Television would not be what it is today without his ideas and innovation. See how much you know about his legacy.   ; &nbs p; &nb sp;   ; &nbs p;   ; &nbs p; &


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What religion was Philo Farnsworth?
    • A. 

      Catholic

    • B. 

      Protestant

    • C. 

      Mormon

    • D. 

      Buddhist

  • 2. 
     How old was Farnsworth when he came up with the idea of telelvison?
    • A. 

      17

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      21

    • D. 

      24

  • 3. 
    Who was Philo Farnsworth's High School chemistry teacher?
    • A. 

      Justin Tolman

    • B. 

      Jeff Miller

    • C. 

      Tom Brightman

    • D. 

      Hugh Taylor

  • 4. 
    Farnworth's wifes nickname was...
  • 5. 
    True or False:Philo Farnsworth only invented the television.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    What was the University Philo attended?
    • A. 

      Brown

    • B. 

      Princeton

    • C. 

      Yale

    • D. 

      Bringham Young University

  • 7. 
    What year did Philo finally invent his version of the television?
    • A. 

      1932

    • B. 

      1927

    • C. 

      1906

    • D. 

      1954

  • 8. 
    Philo Farnsworth's Russian competitor in making television history was... (first or last name) 
  • 9. 
    True or False:Philo Farnsworth was paid one million dollars for his patent liscences for his invention of the television.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Philo's tubes were based on ______ ray tubes
  • 11. 
    What was the electronic televison camera tube invented by Philo Fansworth called?
    • A. 

      Image Dissector

    • B. 

      The Camera Tube

    • C. 

      Photo Receptor

    • D. 

      Philovision

  • 12. 
    The first televised image created by horizontal lines was a...
    • A. 

      A woman named Rita Dollar

    • B. 

      A man named Jack Sign

    • C. 

      Farnsworth's dog

    • D. 

      A dollar sign $

  • 13. 
    Philo Farnsworth was both given birth to and died in the state of...
    • A. 

      Washington

    • B. 

      Ohio

    • C. 

      Utah

    • D. 

      California