Communication & Wireless Computing Devices: GPS, PDA, Cellular & Satellite


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A device that you can use to make and receive calls using a wireless connection and also contain some of the functionality of a computer is called a _____.

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What is(are) the principal difference(s) between a smartphone and a tablet?

a) screen size

b) ability to make and receive calls over the cellular network

c) use of touchscreen technology

d) processing speed

2. Which of the following is NOT a difference between regular mobile phones and satellite phones?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

GPS, PDA, cellular & satellite devices are things we use every single day, and this quiz and worksheet pairing will help check your knowledge of them. Quiz questions will focus on device features, and definitions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Some topics these assessments focus on are:

  • Device classifications
  • Differences between devices
  • Abbreviations
  • Signal transmission

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the key concepts from the related device lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding mobile device classification and features
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how signals travel between mobile devices

Additional Learning

To find out more about GPS, PDA, cellular & satellite devices review the corresponding lesson titled Communication & Wireless Computing Devices: GPS, PDA, Cellular & Satellite. The lesson covers the following key topics:

  • The specifics of wireless communication
  • In-depth descriptions for all wireless devices
  • GPS as an important and popular feature
  • A scientific analysis of wireless signal transmission