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March 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.
This is a different type of electronics-related quiz from Quizmaster Robert P. Balin. Mr. Balin created many monthly quizzes for Popular Electronics magazine. Here you are provided a series of images and a list of men's first names, and you need to match the image to the name. There are nine in all. It is a good Friday afternoon challenge to help pass the time until the weekend begins. Enjoy.
By Robert P. Balin
Here's an odd photo album: Our electronics-minded artist replaced every photo with a drawing, but each drawing bears some relation to the name of the man whose photo it replaced. Can you match the drawings with the given names below?
1 - Jack __
2 - Henry __
3 - Ray __
4 - Gilbert __
5 - Chuck __
6 - Mike __
7 - Phillips __
8 - Allen __
9 - Guy __
|Here are other Popular Electronics quizzes:|
- Lamp Brightness Quiz, January
Photo Album Quiz Answers
1 - F A Jack is an electrical connecting device designed for the insertion of a mating electrical plug.
2 - I A Henry is the electromagnetic
unit of inductance or mutual inductance. Its magnitude is a
measure of a coil's ability to produce a back e.m.f.
3 - E The Ray in a television picture tube is
the beam of electrons which originate at the cathode
and strike the fluorescent screen.
4 - B A Gilbert is a unit of magnemotive force
whose magnitude is proportional to the current I and
turns N in a coil.
5 - D A Chuck is a mechanical device which holds the bit on the shaft of an electric or hand drill.
6 - A A Mike is, of course, a short common name for microphone.
7 - G A Phillips screwdriver has fluted cruciform tip which fit slots in a screw head designed to receive it.
8 - H An Allen wrench has a hexagonal cross-section designed to fit inside a similarly slotted screw head.
9 - C Guy wires are used to hold an antenna mast in place and/or reduce mast swaying.
Posted July 11, 2014