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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. With what device does Nikola Tesla achieve tensions of about one million volts?
(a) Conical coil.
(b) Cylindrical coil.
(c) Linear coil.
(d) Spherical coil.
2. In what city does Nikola Tesla give a lecture to the Institution of Electrical Engineers?
(d) New York.
3. What is Nikola Tesla's first two-way radio controlled object?
4. What is the name of the lamp that Nikola Tesla invents?
(a) Ruby-button lamp.
(b) Diamond-button lamp.
(c) Carbon-button lamp.
(d) Zirconia-button lamp.
5. How does Thomas Edison use electrocution as a political weapon?
(a) He electrocutes birds.
(b) He publishes a newspaper article.
(c) He sues Nikola Tesla for patent infringement.
(d) He refers publicly to an electrocuted prisoner as being "Westinghoused."
6. What does Nikola Tesla demonstrate with thousands of high-frequency volts running through his body?
(a) A fluorescent light bulb.
(b) A working model of the incandescent sun.
(c) The light on Mars.
7. In what city does Nikola Tesla find a job in 1881?
8. In what subject does Nikola Tesla excel in high school?
(a) Social studies.
9. To what group does Nikola Tesla give a lecture about mechanical electrical oscillators on August 25, 1893?
(a) The Electrical Congress.
(b) The United States Congress.
(c) The International Congress.
(d) The engineers at the Chicago World's Fair.
10. In what city does Nikola Tesla study after running out of funds for college?
11. What personality difference jeopardizes the relationship between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla?
(a) They have different schedules.
(b) They have different religious beliefs.
(c) They have different hygiene.
(d) They solve problems differently.
12. How many volts are Nikola Tesla's coils producing when he asks Leonard Curtis to find him a new laboratory?
13. Who adores Nikola Tesla for his many charms?
(a) The Robert Underwood Johnsons.
(b) The Thomas Commerfod Martins.
(c) The Thomas Edisons.
(d) The George Westinghouses.
14. What system of Nikola Tesla's invention allows alternating current to be delivered?
(a) DC system.
(b) Polyphase system.
(c) Fluorescent bulb system.
(d) Voltage system.
15. In what year does Ernest Orlando Lawrence win a Nobel prize for the cyclotron, a precursor of which Nikola Tesla exhibited?
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Nikola Tesla do to the oscillator?
2. In what year does Nikola Tesla describe in detail the principles of radio broadcasting?
3. What happens to the electric company generator when Nikola Tesla runs his experiment?
4. How tall is Nikola Tesla in the year 1893?
5. At what game does Nikola Tesla become skilled?
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