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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Chapter 6, "Order of the Flaming Sword," how does Nikola Tesla share his inventions of electricity in a vacuum tube with other scientists?
(a) He publishes articles in magazines.
(b) He sends out letters to the scientists.
(c) He conducts lectures with demonstrations.
(d) He has a newspaper reporter write about them.
2. In Chapter 13, "Hurler of Lightning," to where does Nikola Tesla move in 1899?
(a) Colorado Springs.
3. For what does Nikola offer a plan to redesign for Edison?
(a) His dynamos.
(b) His direct current laboratory.
(c) Electrical systems for ships.
(d) The electric light bulb.
4. After World War II, much of Nikola Tesla's library materials are shipped where?
(a) Paris, France.
(b) London, England.
(c) Washington, D.C.
(d) Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
5. In what country is Nikola Tesla born?
6. Why does Nikola Tesla choose room 207 at the Alta Vista Hotel?
(a) It has a window.
(b) The number 207 reminds him of his mother.
(c) It is the only room available.
(d) The number 207 is divisible by three and one flight up.
7. With what planet does Nikola Tesla say communication can be made?
8. What profession does Nikola Tesla's father expect him to follow?
9. What happens when Nikola Tesla visits an official in Washington to offer a robotic invention to the government?
(a) The official accepts the research.
(b) The official tells him someone already approached the government.
(c) The official asks for more research.
(d) The official laughs at Nikola Tesla.
10. What type of electrical service does Thomas Edison supply to people?
(a) Direct current.
(b) Indirect current.
(c) Hydroelectric current.
(d) Alternating current.
11. What science is always at the forefront of Nikola Tesla's work?
(b) Nuclear fission.
12. In the year 1888, who buys Nikola Tesla's patents to use in his electric company?
(a) Mark Twain.
(b) Thomas Edison.
(c) George Westinghouse.
(d) Dr. B.A. Behrend.
13. What does Nikola Tesla send through neighboring buildings?
14. In what year is Nikola Tesla born?
15. How tall is Nikola Tesla in the year 1893?
(a) Six feet six inches.
(b) Six feet four inches.
(c) Five feet two inches.
(d) Six feet.
Short Answer Questions
1. From what financier does Nikola Tesla choose NOT to accept funds?
2. Why are balloons ordered?
3. What does Nikola Tesla believe is the greatest benefit of robots?
4. Where is the Palm Room?
5. What is Nikola Tesla's first job accomplishment with Thomas Edison?
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