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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. On what invention does Nikola Tesla claim he is working?
(a) A new form of atomic energy.
(b) A new type of electric generation tube.
(c) A new electronic dynamo for AC power.
(d) A new remote controlled boat.
2. What professor finds Nikola Tesla's ideas "thermodynamically sound"?
(a) Adolph Slaby.
(b) Warren Rice.
(c) Gustave Kolischer.
(d) Michael Reese.
3. in 1902, what engineer supports the work Nikola Tesla is doing?
(a) Thomas Edison.
(b) Lord Kelvin.
(c) Julian Hawthorne.
(d) Fritz Lowenstein.
4. On how many new inventions does Nikola Tesla say Teleforce is based?
5. For what experiment does Nikola Tesla solicit funding in New York in 1900?
(a) Telegraphic communication to any point on the globe.
(b) A new carbon button lamp.
(c) A new oscillator.
(d) A lightning generator.
6. In what decade is Prohibition enacted?
7. To what periodical does Nikola Tesla write in defense of King Alexander?
(a) The Daily News.
(b) The New York Times.
(c) The Wall Street Journal.
(d) The Post.
8. Who asks Nikola Tesla to accept the Edison Medal of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers?
(a) B. A. Behrend.
(b) Thomas Edison.
(c) George Westinghouse.
(d) Robert Underwood Johnson.
9. In how many days does Nikola Tesla think the turbine can drive ocean liners across the Atlantic?
(a) 4 days.
(b) 6 days.
(c) 5 days.
(d) 3 days.
10. What does Nikola Tesla need now to capitalize on his 1906 invention?
(a) A manufacturing plant.
(c) A business manager.
11. In what year does Katherine Johnson die?
12. Besides being an inventor, for what other role is Nikola Tesla known?
13. In what year does the Luftwaffe bomb Belgrade?
14. What hotel is Nikola Tesla told to vacate in part because of his birds?
(a) The Park.
(b) The St. Regis.
(c) The Waldorf.
(d) The Regency.
15. In what year does the U.S. Supreme Court strike down the Marconi Company patents for the invention of radio?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who funds Nikola Tesla's big Long Island experiment?
2. How old is writer Kenneth M. Swezey when he arrives in New York City?
3. What type of weapon does Nikola envision in his conversations with Viereck?
4. What New York establishment drops Nikola Tesla's membership for non-payment of bills?
5. What is Charles Hausler's job for Nikola Tesla?
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