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Go, Go Gadget Quiz! Which gadgets will your whole family enjoy?
by Staff
Don't let technology drive a wedge between you and your kids. Invest in gadgets the whole family can enjoy. But first, take this quiz.

Which of the following devices does not run apps?

  • Android
  • iPhone
  • Wii

True or false: You can play Connect Four on your Wii.

  • true
  • false

Which of the following gaming devices encourages you to be physically active?

  • Xbox 360
  • Atari 2600
  • Wii

Which of these isn't a free movie editing software that you can download to your computer?

  • AVS Video Editor
  • Window's Movie Maker
  • Filmedits

True or false: You can use GPS to track your teenager.

  • true
  • false

How much does Playskool's Kota My Triceratops Dinosaur robot cost?

  • $800
  • $2,000
  • $350

Which of the following is not a robot toy manufactured by WowWee?

  • Perfect Puppy
  • RoboScooper
  • MeBot

The goal of the app "Angry Birds" is to destroy pigs.

  • true
  • false

Where might a GPS tracking device come in handy for your family?

  • the mall
  • the ski slopes
  • the neighborhood
  • all of the above

Which of the following is not an old-school game that's now a popular app?

  • "Oregon Trail"
  • "Angry Birds"
  • "Space Invaders"

The Flip video camera has ceased production.

  • true
  • false

What device made Flip video obsolete?

  • smartphones
  • Wii
  • iPad

True or false: It's possible to track your friends and family via GPS smartphone, without any added hardware.

  • true
  • false

True or false: It is possible to track a dog or a car without any additional hardware.

  • true
  • false

In the fall of 2011, about how many apps were currently available for the iPhone?

  • 100,000
  • 200,000
  • 500,000

Which of the following rock star scientists is best known for inventing robots?

  • Carl Sagan
  • Steven Pinker
  • Cynthia Breazeal

What is one thing commonly credited to the Wii?

  • making massive multiplayer online role-playing games possible
  • jumpstarting interest in outdoor activities like canoeing
  • transforming gaming from a solitary bedroom endeavor to a collective, living room endeavor

What app finds the nearest bathroom -- thus making it an essential family tool?

  • "The Nearest Tree"
  • "Hold or Unload"
  • "Sit or Squat"

What was the first widely available commercial toy robot?

  • Robot Lilliput
  • Flowbee
  • Zero the Hero

According to a 2009 study, how many hours per day does the average American spend looking at a screen of any kind?

  • six hours
  • eight-and-a-half hours
  • 10 hours