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1. Who is the world's largest Cell Phone manufacturer?
a) Nokia
b) Samsung
c) Motorola

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is Nokia.
This Finnish company is a world leader in digital technologies, including mobile phones, telecommunications networks, wireless data solutions and multimedia terminals. Nokia was the first company in the world to manufacture portable NMT phones. Nokia was the first European manufacturer to start selling mobile phones in Japan.
Nokia is the leader in India's $2.5 billion handset market, believed to have about 45 per cent market share. Nokia will be setting up a manufacturing plant in Chennai to meet the booming demand in the country.
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This Finnish company is a world leader in digital technologies, including mobile phones, telecommunications networks, wireless data solutions and multimedia terminals. Nokia was the first company in the world to manufacture portable NMT phones. Nokia was the first European manufacturer to start selling mobile phones in Japan.
Nokia is the leader in India's $2.5 billion handset market, believed to have about 45 per cent market share. Nokia will be setting up a manufacturing plant in Chennai to meet the booming demand in the country.

2. Apple has announced a partnership with which cell phone manufacturer?
a) Motorola
b) LG
c) Philips

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is Motorola.
Apple will create a mobile version of its iTunes music software that will be included as the default music player on Motorola handhelds. Users will be able to transfer music from their computers (Mac or Windows) to Motorola cell phones via USB or Bluetooth.
Motorola is the largest American manufacturer of cell phones. Motorola is manufacturer of A760 mobile phone -- the world's first handset combining a Linux Operating System and JavaT Technology, with full multimedia PDA functionality.
Correct!
Apple will create a mobile version of its iTunes music software that will be included as the default music player on Motorola handhelds. Users will be able to transfer music from their computers (Mac or Windows) to Motorola cell phones via USB or Bluetooth.
Motorola is the largest American manufacturer of cell phones. Motorola is manufacturer of A760 mobile phone -- the world's first handset combining a Linux Operating System and JavaT Technology, with full multimedia PDA functionality.

3. This cell phone company has scripted a major global sports sponsorship deal with the Women's Tennis Association Tour. Name the company?
a) Sony Ericsson
b) LG
c) Siemens

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Wrong! The correct answer is Sony Ericsson.
The company entered into a six-year partnership with WTA, whose tours were renamed the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications was established in 2001 by telecommunications leader Ericsson and consumer electronics powerhouse Sony Corporation. The company is owned equally by Ericsson and Sony and announced its first joint products in March 2002.
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The company entered into a six-year partnership with WTA, whose tours were renamed the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour. Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications was established in 2001 by telecommunications leader Ericsson and consumer electronics powerhouse Sony Corporation. The company is owned equally by Ericsson and Sony and announced its first joint products in March 2002.

4. Which is the first company to produce cell phones with a fragrance?
a) Casio
b) Siemens
c) Alcatel

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is Siemens.
Siemens's CL75 is the first cellphone with a fragrance. Siemens researchers have also developed a cell phone featuring a built-in projector system. This German telecommunications major is also developing a cell phone with a tiny sensor chip that will alert users if they've got bad breath or offensive body odor.
Correct!
Siemens's CL75 is the first cellphone with a fragrance. Siemens researchers have also developed a cell phone featuring a built-in projector system. This German telecommunications major is also developing a cell phone with a tiny sensor chip that will alert users if they've got bad breath or offensive body odor.

5. Which cell phone major has tied up Nortel Networks to use a new wireless broadband technology?
a) Nextel
b) LG
c) Kyocera

Wrong! Try again.
Wrong! The correct answer is LG.
Using HSDPA (high speed downlink packet access) a cell phone can transmit data at a maximum speed of 14 megabit per second, allowing customers to watch live TV streaming and other mobile broadband services via their handsets.
LG also invented the world's first terrestrial digital multimedia broadcast-receiving mobile phone, which has the ability to receive terrestrial DMB television, radio or data broadcasts. This Korean major has recently set up a mobile phone plant in Pune.
Correct!
Using HSDPA (high speed downlink packet access) a cell phone can transmit data at a maximum speed of 14 megabit per second, allowing customers to watch live TV streaming and other mobile broadband services via their handsets.
LG also invented the world's first terrestrial digital multimedia broadcast-receiving mobile phone, which has the ability to receive terrestrial DMB television, radio or data broadcasts. This Korean major has recently set up a mobile phone plant in Pune.

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