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  • 1. 
    What year did Fairchild Semiconductor release the first large image forming CCD chip; 100 rows and 100 columns?
    • A. 

      1914

    • B. 

      1936

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      1973

  • 2. 
    Who was chiefly responsible for the first submarine telegraph cable between USA and Europe?
    • A. 

      John Vincent Atanasoff

    • B. 

      Cyrus West Field

    • C. 

      Frank Conrad

    • D. 

      William Henry Gates III

  • 3. 
    Who is the TV repairman who built a number of early cable systems into Cablevision Industries?
    • A. 

      Marshall Mcluhan

    • B. 

      Charles Babbage

    • C. 

      Gary Kildall

    • D. 

      Alan Gerry

  • 4. 
    What is the voltage of a D cell battery?
    • A. 

      1.0 Volts

    • B. 

      3.5 Volts

    • C. 

      8.0 Volts

    • D. 

      1.5 Volts

  • 5. 
    Which battery has the larger capacity in mAhs?
    • A. 

      C Battery

    • B. 

      AAA Battery

    • C. 

      AA Battery

    • D. 

      9V Battery

  • 6. 
    Which plastic is used for CD cases?
    • A. 

      Lexan

    • B. 

      Polycarbonate

    • C. 

      Polypropylene

    • D. 

      PVC

  • 7. 
    What is a term describing a flight, which may be conducted where the pilot cannot see outside the aircraft?
    • A. 

      Auto Mode

    • B. 

      Landwise

    • C. 

      Instrument Flight Rules

    • D. 

      Blind Flight

  • 8. 
    Which aeronautical term is a regulatory term describing flights where the pilot can see the ground?
    • A. 

      Visual Flight Rules

    • B. 

      Seeing Ground Rules

    • C. 

      All Clear

    • D. 

      Sway

  • 9. 
    One of the first remote controls was called "Flashmatic". How did it work?
    • A. 

      Radio Waves

    • B. 

      Shining A Beam Of Light Onto A Photoelectric Cell

    • C. 

      It Used An IR

    • D. 

      It Was A Wired Remote

  • 10. 
    In 1956, Robert Adler developed Zenith Space Command and a "modern" wireless remote, how did it work?
    • A. 

      Used Ultrasound To Change The Channel And Volume

    • B. 

      Beam Of Light Onto A Photoelectric Cell

    • C. 

      Infrared Light

    • D. 

      Used Radio Signals

  • 11. 
    When the Toyota Prius hybrid car went on sale to the public in Japan in 1997, how many were sold?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      1000200

    • C. 

      125000

    • D. 

      18000

  • 12. 
    A maximum linear excursion of a speaker voice coil remaining within the magnetic flux field, fits which audio/video term?
    • A. 

      F-Stop

    • B. 

      Xmax

    • C. 

      Driver

    • D. 

      Blooming

  • 13. 
    What is an electronic circuit that aligns unsynchronized video signals before signal processing?
    • A. 

      Xmax

    • B. 

      Cmos

    • C. 

      Dip

    • D. 

      Timebase Corrector

  • 14. 
    A non-inductive resistor with same resistance as the cable being used, fits which audio/video term?
    • A. 

      Comb Filter

    • B. 

      Yagi

    • C. 

      Blooming

    • D. 

      Termination

  • 15. 
    A length of time a switcher holds on a camera before moving on fits which audio/video term?
    • A. 

      Freeze Frame

    • B. 

      Gen-Lock

    • C. 

      Dwell Time

    • D. 

      Azmith

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