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Note: Some material based on books have quoted passages.

This particular quiz tests your knowledge of RF history.

1. In which decade was the transistor invented?

a) 1940s

b) 1950s

c) 1960s

2. In which decade was the telegraph invented?

a) 1810s

b) 1840s

c) 1870s

3. In which decade was the Internet first

    implemented?

a) 1950s

b) 1960s

c) 1970s

4. In which decade was the first solid state

    integrated circuit demonstrated?

a) 1950s

b) 1960s

c) 1970s

5. In which decade were the first successful diode and triode vacuum tubes invented?

a) 1880s

b) 1890s

c) 1900s

6. In which decade was the telephone invented?

a) 1850s

b) 1860s

c) 1870s

7. In which decade was the AEEE (now the IEEE) founded?

a) 1880s

b) 1910s

c) 1940s

8. In which decade with the first transatlantic radio broadcast occur?

a) 1880s

b) 1890s

c) 1900s

9. In which decade was the SPICE simulator introduced?

a) 1960s

b) 1970s

c) 1980s

10. In which decade was the ARRL founded?

a) 1910s

b) 1920s

c) 1930s

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