General Knowledge - Inventions - Discussion

Discussion :: Inventions - Section 1 (Q.No.15)


In which decade was the telephone invented?

[A]. 1850s
[B]. 1860s
[C]. 1870s
[D]. 1880s

Answer: Option C


Alexander Graham Bell's notebook entry of 10 March 1876 describes his successful experiment with the telephone. Speaking through the instrument to his assistant, Thomas A. Watson, in the next room, Bell utters these famous first words, "Mr. Watson -- come here -- I want to see you".

Sunil Dev said: (Jul 11, 2013)  
The first word Hello we mention is the name of his wife Mrs. Hallow, we call as hello, he called his wife and called her name so we are using in anger sorrow joy bitter etc much feelings, her name is blessed.

Ramkey said: (Jul 20, 2015)  
In 1876 telephone was invented. Therefore approx is 1880's.

Surya said: (Aug 19, 2015)  
Yes his first word is hello.

Jizia said: (May 26, 2018)  

It was invented in 1876 not in 1886 so the approx it's 1870's.

Yes, his first words were HELLO.

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