Do You Know The History Of The Radio?

Maybe you listen to it while you cook, or maybe you listen to it while you drive. But what do you know about the history of the radio? Take this quiz to test your knowledge!
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FM began in...
1939
1954
1997
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In ________, a licence was once required to listen to the radio.
Australia
The U.K.
Canada
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Who originally developed the radio?
Thomas Edison
Nikola Tesla
Alexander Graham Bell
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Radio waves are...
Electromagnetic
Mechanical
Longitudinal
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Who won a Nobel Prize for developments in radio?
Maroney
Marconi
Macaroni
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Who won a Nobel Prize for developments in radio?
1845
1896
1988
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It is said that radio waves can travel...
Forever
For five hours
For one week
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AM stands for...
Amplitude modulation
Air modulation
Airwave modulation
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FM stands for...
Frozen modulation
Far modulation
Frequency modulation
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The first paid radio commercial was for...
AT&T
Coca Cola
Ford
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NPR stands for...
National Podcast Radio
National Public Radio
Nightly Public Radio
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Radio is said to reach over _______% of Americans.
90
50
24
Result
You don't know much about the radio, but that's okay - the most important thing to know is how to sing along!

C+, Turn Up The Radio

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You know quite a bit about the radio, something that many of us encounter each day. Turn it up!

B+, Frequent Listener

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You know a lot about the radio. Keep listening - music and news, all in one place!

A+, Always Listening

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1
FM began in...
1939
1954
1997
2
In ________, a licence was once required to listen to the radio.
Australia
The U.K.
Canada
3
Who originally developed the radio?
Thomas Edison
Nikola Tesla
Alexander Graham Bell
4
Radio waves are...
Electromagnetic
Mechanical
Longitudinal
5
Who won a Nobel Prize for developments in radio?
Maroney
Marconi
Macaroni
6
Who won a Nobel Prize for developments in radio?
1845
1896
1988
7
It is said that radio waves can travel...
Forever
For five hours
For one week
8
AM stands for...
Amplitude modulation
Air modulation
Airwave modulation
9
FM stands for...
Frozen modulation
Far modulation
Frequency modulation
10
The first paid radio commercial was for...
AT&T
Coca Cola
Ford
11
NPR stands for...
National Podcast Radio
National Public Radio
Nightly Public Radio
12
Radio is said to reach over _______% of Americans.
90
50
24