KBC 2021: Who was issued the patent titled 'Improvement in Telegraphy' in 1876?
A. Claude Chappe
B. Guglielmo Marconi
C. Alexander Graham Bell
D. Samuel Morse
Answer: C. Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone in 1876. The invention of the telephone effectively revolutionised the communications universe of the period. His patent application for the path-breaking device was modestly titled "Improvement in Telegraphy", as it came as a direct result of his attempts to improve the telegraph.
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