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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1, The Beginning: Chapter 3, AC/DC and a Flaming Sword.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does a group of men offer Tesla the opportunity to do?
(a) Buy Thomas Edison's company.
(b) Invest in other businesses.
(c) Travel in Europe.
(d) Form his own company.
2. What does Nikola Tesla demonstrate with thousands of high-frequency volts running through his body?
(a) A fluorescent light bulb.
(b) The light on Mars.
(c) A working model of the incandescent sun.
3. In what year is Nikola Tesla born?
4. In what year does Nikola Tesla go to work for Thomas Edison's subsidiary in Paris?
5. Who later demonstrates the correctness of Nikola Tesla's theory of cosmic rays as high-energy subatomic particles that could make other substances radioactive?
(a) Irene Curie.
(b) Henri Becquerel.
(c) Thomas Edison.
(d) Vladimir Zworykin.
Short Answer Questions
1. What profession does Nikola Tesla's father expect him to follow?
2. At what age does Nikola Tesla take passage on the ship Saturnia?
3. In Chapter 6, "Order of the Flaming Sword," how does Nikola Tesla share his inventions of electricity in a vacuum tube with other scientists?
4. What does Nikola Tesla ask Westinghouse to do with their royalties agreement?
5. Where is the Palm Room?
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