Mechanics of the Telephone


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What is the telephone?

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1. When was the telephone invented, and by whom?

2. Which of the following is not a part of a telephone?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With these quiz/worksheet materials, you are going to answer questions about what the telephone is, circumstances surrounding its invention, its components, and the way it works.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The target of these tools is to examine your knowledge of:

  • What telephones are capable of
  • Who invented the telephone
  • When the telephone was invented
  • The make-up of telephones
  • How a phone makes electrical signals from sound waves

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the history of telephones
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the way a telephone works and interpret it correctly
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what makes a telephone and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Gain a broader knowledge of telephones with our associated lesson by the name of Mechanics of the Telephone. By looking at this lesson, you will have more of an understanding of:

  • How telephones work
  • What telephones are
  • The relationship between a telephone's components
  • How the telephone came to be