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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Nikola Tesla maintain a laboratory for turbine work?
(a) Bridgeport, Connecticut.
(b) Chicago, Illinois.
(c) Newark, New Jersey.
(d) New York, New York.

2. In 1915, who builds a radio station for the U.S. Naval Radio Service?
(a) A French firm.
(b) A British firm.
(c) A Serbian firm.
(d) A German firm.

3. Who funds Nikola Tesla's big Long Island experiment?
(a) George Westinghouse.
(b) Robert Underwood Johnson.
(c) J. Pierpont Morgan.
(d) Mark Twain.

4. Who tries to learn the secret of animosity between Nikola Tesla and professor Pupin?
(a) George Westinghouse.
(b) Dragislav L. Petkovic.
(c) Katherine Johnson.
(d) Scherff.

5. What happens to patents filed by Nikola Tesla in 1922?
(a) They enter the common domain because they are not completed.
(b) They are stolen by competitors.
(c) They are used in his current invention projects.
(d) They are all completed.

6. What does Nikola Tesla need now to capitalize on his 1906 invention?
(a) A business manager.
(b) A manufacturing plant.
(c) Inventory.
(d) Capital.

7. Why does Nikola Tesla wish to reject the Edison Medal of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers?
(a) He doesn't need the publicity.
(b) It doesn't bring him funding.
(c) It opens old wounds of his wars with Edison.
(d) He doesn't have a new invention to justify the award.

8. With what bird is Nikola Tesla enamored?
(a) Robin.
(b) Swallow.
(c) Blue jay.
(d) Pigeon.

9. To which fellow New Yorker does Nikola Tesla pay back old debts?
(a) George Westinghouse.
(b) Thomas Edison.
(c) John Hays Hammond, Jr.
(d) Robert Underwood Johnson.

10. What professor finds Nikola Tesla's ideas "thermodynamically sound"?
(a) Gustave Kolischer.
(b) Michael Reese.
(c) Warren Rice.
(d) Adolph Slaby.

11. For what is Nikola Tesla singled out due to the role of Yugoslavia in the upcoming war?
(a) A political friend of Yugoslavia.
(b) A scientific advisor.
(c) An ambassador to Croatia.
(d) An ideological pawn between East and West.

12. In what year do Nikola Tesla's friends Hobson and Johnson die?
(a) 1934.
(b) 1938.
(c) 1937.
(d) 1935.

13. What do scientists and engineers worldwide do for Nikola Tesla's 75th birthday?
(a) Send gifts.
(b) Attend his party.
(c) Publish his articles.
(d) Write letters and tributes.

14. In what year is Nikola Tesla summoned to court for failure to pay his takes in New York City?
(a) 1914.
(b) 1917.
(c) 1916.
(d) 1915.

15. Who backs out of his commitment for further investment in Wardenclyffe?
(a) Katherine Johnson.
(b) Scherff.
(c) J. Pierpont Morgan.
(d) The Navy.

Short Answer Questions

1. In what year does the U.S. Supreme Court strike down the Marconi Company patents for the invention of radio?

2. To where does Nikola Tesla begin to write letters at age fifty?

3. For what invention is the 1915 Nobel Prize in Physics given?

4. After J. Pierpont Morgan dies in 1913, from whom does Nikola Tesla try to get investment funding?

5. What magazine carries two of Nikola Tesla's designs: extracting electricity from seawater and plans for a geothermal steam plant?

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