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November 1963 Popular ElectronicsTable of Contents
People old and young enjoy waxing nostalgic about and learning some of the history of early electronics. Popular Electronics was published from October 1954 through April 1985. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged. See all articles from Popular Electronics.
Most of these matches of the devices and its inventor are pretty easy for people who have been around electronics for any length of time (well, not if the length of time is a day or two), but a couple just might stump you. This Electronics Inventors Quiz appeared in a 1963 edition of Popular Electronics, so you won't be challenged with knowing the inventors of the LCD or MEMS devices, but neither will you have to know who came up with the abacus or the Archimedes screw :-).
By Robert P. Balin
Electronic Inventors Quiz
1) Bardeen, Brattain, Shockley _____
2) De Forest _____
3) Edison _____
4) Faraday _____
5) Franklin _____
6) Lissajous _____
7) Roentgen _____
8) Weston _____
9) Wheatstone _____
10) Yagi _____
|Here are other Popular Electronics quizzes:|
- Lamp Brightness Quiz, January
Inventors Quiz Answers1 - F John Bardeen, Walter H. Brattain, and William B. Shockley invented the point-contact transistor in 1948.
Posted January 3, 2013