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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. in 1902, what engineer supports the work Nikola Tesla is doing?
(a) Fritz Lowenstein.
(b) Thomas Edison.
(c) Lord Kelvin.
(d) Julian Hawthorne.
2. To where does Nikola Tesla begin to write letters at age fifty?
3. What does Nikola Tesla do during the Edison Medal presentation ceremony?
4. Who backs out of his commitment for further investment in Wardenclyffe?
(b) The Navy.
(c) Katherine Johnson.
(d) J. Pierpont Morgan.
5. What professor finds Nikola Tesla's ideas "thermodynamically sound"?
(a) Gustave Kolischer.
(b) Adolph Slaby.
(c) Michael Reese.
(d) Warren Rice.
Short Answer Questions
1. What New York establishment drops Nikola Tesla's membership for non-payment of bills?
2. Who writes letters to Nikola Tesla from around the country, trying to encourage him about better health?
3. On what invention does Nikola Tesla claim he is working?
4. What is being manufactured at Wardenclyffe?
5. To which fellow New Yorker does Nikola Tesla pay back old debts?
Short Essay Questions
1. Whom does Nikola approach for funding for his system to broadcast all wavelength channels from a single station, and why is this person his choice?
2. What mistake does Nikola make when proposing his process for degassifying copper to the American Smelting and Refining Company?
3. In Chapter 24, "Transitions," why does Nikola Tesla bemoan the "problem" of women in an interview in the Detroit Free Press?
4. What do Nikola and Ivan Mestrovic have in common, and how do they leverage those commonalities?
5. In Chapter 25, "The Birthday Parties," how does Kenneth Swezey make Nikola's seventy-fifth birthday memorable?
6. After 1915, why does Nikola work for two companies as described in Chapter 20, "Flying Stove"?
7. What is different about Nikola's flivver airplane, or flying stove, and other existing aircraft?
8. What role does the National Research Council have in preventing Nikola from getting his ideas listened to?
9. What closure does Nikola get as he learns about medical uses for his oscillator inventions?
10. In Chapter 15, "Magnificent and Doomed," what trickery does Nikola Tesla use in pictures in a published article to give the impression that he is impervious to the lighting generated at his Colorado Springs laboratory?
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