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Phonograph

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A phonograph records and replays sound. Edison's design lasted until 1912, when the record and the record player were invented. Surprisingly, the technology hasn't changed much in over 100 years. That's part of the fun, because serious music fans still collect and play records, all thanks to Thomas Edison.

  1. 1. How long has a record player remained the same?
    1. a. 50 years
    2. b. 20 years
    3. c. 100 years
  2. 2. When was the record player invented?
    1. a. 1922
    2. b. 1912
    3. c. 1902
  3. 3. What does a phonograph play?
    1. a. Sound
    2. b. Movies
    3. c. Slide shows