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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What type of engine does Nikola Tesla invent in Chapter 12, "Robots"?
(a) A vacuum engine.
(b) A water engine.
(c) A steam driven engine.
(d) A solar engine.
2. For what type of transmission is Nikola Tesla's research a precursor in around 1895?
(b) Radio wave.
3. Whom does Nikola Tesla invite to a celebration at the Waldorf in 1898?
(a) The Westinghouses.
(c) The Edisons.
(d) The Johnsons.
4. What accomplishment occurs at Niagara Falls in 1895?
(a) Westinghouse is ready to deliver 15,000 horsepower of electricity.
(b) Electrical lines are strung over the falls.
(c) GE delivers electricity first.
(d) George Westinghouse begins a new company.
5. In Chapter 13, what is the invention that most fascinates Nikola Tesla followers?
(a) The transmitter.
(b) The Copper Button Lamp.
(c) The remote controlled ship.
(d) The valve.
6. What does Nikola Tesla demonstrate with thousands of high-frequency volts running through his body?
(a) A working model of the incandescent sun.
(b) A fluorescent light bulb.
(d) The light on Mars.
7. In what year is Nikola Tesla born?
8. How does Nikola Tesla feel when he sees his experiment in progress?
9. Where does Charles Batchelor encourage Nikola Tesla to go?
(a) To London.
(b) To Munich.
(c) To America.
(d) To Paris.
10. How many accidents does Nikola Tesla say he has in a year?
11. For whom does Nikola Tesla say he will build a villa in New York City?
(a) Marguerite Merington.
(b) Ann Morgan.
(c) Katherine Johnson.
(d) Nellie Melba.
12. At what age does Nikola Tesla take passage on the ship Saturnia?
13. How does George Scherff feel about Nikola Tesla?
(a) He detests him.
(b) He feels sorry for him.
(c) He worships him.
(d) He feels nothing for him.
14. What type of motor does Nikola Tesla conceive of while walking in the park?
(a) An AC motor.
(b) A gas powered motor.
(c) A DC motor.
(d) A pulley motor.
15. In what country is Nikola Tesla born?
Short Answer Questions
1. What happens when Nikola Tesla visits an official in Washington to offer a robotic invention to the government?
2. What does a group of men offer Tesla the opportunity to do?
3. Why is Nikola Tesla's vacuum tube unsuitable for laboratory research?
4. Where is the Palm Room?
5. What personality difference jeopardizes the relationship between Thomas Edison and Nikola Tesla?
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