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Bell Labs: Quiz


Question 1: Bell Labs' ________ later proved that it is unbreakable.
George DantzigNorbert WienerClaude ShannonJohn R. Pierce

Question 2: Until the 1940s, the company's principal locations were in and around the Bell Labs Building in New York City, but many of these were moved to New York suburban areas of ________.
PennsylvaniaMassachusettsDelawareNew Jersey

Question 3: In 1969, the ________ operating system was created by Dennis Ritchie and Ken Thompson.
Man pageUnixAWKGNU Core Utilities

Question 4: In 1980, the TDMA and ________ digital cellular telephone technology was patented.
Media Access ControlCode division multiple accessOrthogonal frequency-division multiple accessMulti-carrier code division multiple access

Question 5: This type of antenna now becomes an important component in ________.
PhotodiodeTerahertz time-domain spectroscopyBand gapX-ray

Question 6: ________ & Wollensak - Fastax high speed (rotating prism) cameras developed by Bell Labs
High speed photographyDigital photographyRGB color modelFilm format

Question 7: (This is referred to as "Johnson noise".) During the 1920s, the one-time pad ________ was invented by Gilbert Vernam and Joseph Mauborgne at the laboratories.
CipherCryptographySubstitution cipherCryptanalysis

Question 8: In 1965, Penzias and Wilson discovered the ________, and won the Nobel Prize in 1978.
Very Small ArraySunyaev-Zel'dovich effectAtacama Cosmology TelescopeCosmic microwave background radiation

Question 9: The Alexander Graham Bell Laboratory, also variously known as the Volta Bureau, the Bell Carriage House, the Bell Laboratory and the Volta Laboratory, was created in Washington, D.C. by ________.
Alexander Graham Bell honors and tributesGardiner Greene HubbardNikola TeslaAlexander Graham Bell

Question 10: government work, including Project Nike and the ________.
Apollo programSpace ShuttleNASASpace Race


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