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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why did Tesla say most people would never be able to explain strange experiences?
(a) All of these.
(b) They were too quick to judge.
(c) They were not educated.
(d) They did not observe their thoughts.

2. What had just ended when Tesla was writing this book?
(a) Slavery.
(b) WWI.
(c) WWII.
(d) The Depression.

3. How did Tesla describe humans?
(a) Simple.
(b) All of these.
(c) Predictable.
(d) Complex.

4. What job did Tesla take after moving from Prague?
(a) Bar tender.
(b) Draftsman.
(c) Tailor.
(d) Operator.

5. Where did Tesla create his second transmitter?
(a) A Great Lake.
(b) Alcartraz.
(c) Ellis Island.
(d) Long Island.

6. What did Tesla describe in Chapter 5?
(a) His daily schedule.
(b) His sources of inspiration.
(c) His plan for the future.
(d) His design for the new transmitter.

7. Why did Tesla quit working for Edison?
(a) Edison refused to see Tesla's induction motor idea.
(b) Tesla insulted him.
(c) Edison insulted Tesla.
(d) There was a dispute over pay.

8. What change did Tesla make to his second transmitter?
(a) It had wires.
(b) It was a higher frequency.
(c) It was smaller.
(d) It was bigger.

9. Which of Tesla's inventions was first given support?
(a) The arc lamp.
(b) The perpetual motion machine.
(c) The induction motor.
(d) The magnetic field motor.

10. Why did Tesla move to Paris?
(a) He hoped to see Edison while there.
(b) His parents asked him to move there.
(c) The woman he loved moved there.
(d) He was offered a job there.

11. What kind of field was created by the transmitter?
(a) Electric.
(b) Static.
(c) Revolving.
(d) Magnetic.

12. What did Tesla describe getting permission to install?
(a) A door bell.
(b) A doorknob.
(c) A window.
(d) A light fixture.

13. What kind of oscillation did Tesla strive to find?
(a) Controlled.
(b) Magnetic.
(c) Electrical.
(d) Steady.

14. What was the first remote controlled device Tesla made?
(a) Cars.
(b) Boats.
(c) Radios.
(d) Planes.

15. How much was Tesla promised from Edison?
(a) $10,000.
(b) $500.
(c) $50,000.
(d) $5,000.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did some people erroneously describe Tesla's remote control technology?

2. What did Tesla say about what was being formed while he was writing this book?

3. What did Tesla think his humanoid machine could come to have?

4. Who funded the production of Tesla's induction motors?

5. What state held Tesla's first transmitter?

(see the answer keys)

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