What now-ubiquitous device was invented by Zenith engineer Eugene Polley in 1955?


Options: Microwave oven,    Remote control,    VCR,    Calculator

Ans:B,B






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Options: Izmir Treaty,    Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT),    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

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