Do You Know The History Of Television?

Most of us have one in our living room. But what do you know about the history of T.V.? Are you familiar with its development? Take this quiz to find out!
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When was the first remote control invented?
1950
1970
1990
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The first commercial was for a...
Washing machine
Watch
Kettle
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The Tonight Show started in...
1964
1997
1954
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What does VCR stand for?
Video Cassette Recorder
Video Camera Recorder
Video Captioning Recorder
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Who came up with the word "television?"
Robert Dryner
Constantin Perskyi
Alexander Ilsin
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The first televised baseball game was in...
1955
1939
1967
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What was the name of the first T.V. game show?
Spelling Bee
Wheel of Fortune
Math Marvel
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Which period is traditionally considered to be primetime?
8 am - 11 am
8 pm - 11 pm
3 pm - 6 pm
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Question 9/12

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Who was the first woman to own a production company?
Marlene Dietrich
Lucille Ball
Betty White
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Question 10/12

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When did the Ed Sullivan Show first air?
1922
1948
The late 60s
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When did color broadcasting being in the US?
In the seventies
In the fifties
In the sixties
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DVDs were invented in...
1995
1984
2001
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You don't know much about T.V., but that's okay - there are other things to do than sit in front of the tube.

C+, Getting There

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You know some things about T.V. It has come a long way and is quickly changing, so keep up with it!

B+, Somewhat Familiar

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You love television and know a lot about it, from the early stars to the latest shows. Stay informed!

A+, T.V. Pro

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1
When was the first remote control invented?
1950
1970
1990
2
The first commercial was for a...
Washing machine
Watch
Kettle
3
The Tonight Show started in...
1964
1997
1954
4
What does VCR stand for?
Video Cassette Recorder
Video Camera Recorder
Video Captioning Recorder
5
Who came up with the word "television?"
Robert Dryner
Constantin Perskyi
Alexander Ilsin
6
The first televised baseball game was in...
1955
1939
1967
7
What was the name of the first T.V. game show?
Spelling Bee
Wheel of Fortune
Math Marvel
8
Which period is traditionally considered to be primetime?
8 am - 11 am
8 pm - 11 pm
3 pm - 6 pm
9
Who was the first woman to own a production company?
Marlene Dietrich
Lucille Ball
Betty White
10
When did the Ed Sullivan Show first air?
1922
1948
The late 60s
11
When did color broadcasting being in the US?
In the seventies
In the fifties
In the sixties
12
DVDs were invented in...
1995
1984
2001