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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. What does Nikola Tesla need now to capitalize on his 1906 invention?
(b) A business manager.
(d) A manufacturing plant.
2. In 1915, who builds a radio station for the U.S. Naval Radio Service?
(a) A Serbian firm.
(b) A German firm.
(c) A British firm.
(d) A French firm.
3. Where does Nikola Tesla maintain a laboratory for turbine work?
(a) Newark, New Jersey.
(b) New York, New York.
(c) Chicago, Illinois.
(d) Bridgeport, Connecticut.
4. What magazine carries two of Nikola Tesla's designs: extracting electricity from seawater and plans for a geothermal steam plant?
(a) Popular Science.
(c) Everyday Science & Mechanics.
(d) Scientific American.
5. What is being manufactured at Wardenclyffe?
(a) Medical coils.
(b) Copper button lamps.
(d) Lightning generators.
Short Answer Questions
1. In how many days does Nikola Tesla think the turbine can drive ocean liners across the Atlantic?
2. What is rumored to have been developed in 1924 by Nikola Tesla?
3. Who writes letters to Nikola Tesla from around the country, trying to encourage him about better health?
4. What name does Nikola Tesla call Marconi?
5. Who uses Nikola Tesla's 1900 radio patent to signal the letter "S" across the Atlantic ocean?
Short Essay Questions
1. In Chapter 27, "Cosmic Communion," for what purpose does Nikola Tesla use his birthday parties during his eightieth decade?
2. Why is there conflicting information about Nikola Tesla's invention of a "Chinese Wall" in the U.S. of Teleforce?
3. In Chapter 17, "The Great Radio Controversy," what court rules that Nikola Tesla is the inventor of radio, rather than William Marconi?
4. What happens when the New York Times publishes a story indicating that Tesla and Edison will receive a Nobel Prize in physics?
5. Why does Nikola try not to attend the Edison Medal ceremony to receive his award?
6. After 1915, why does Nikola work for two companies as described in Chapter 20, "Flying Stove"?
7. What closure does Nikola get as he learns about medical uses for his oscillator inventions?
8. What influence does Nikola have on some Canadians with respect to wireless electric power generation?
9. In Chapter 19, "The Nobel Affair," for what two inventions does Nikola Tesla think he can collaborate with John Hays Hammond, Jr., and why?
10. Why does Nikola care for pigeons in Chapter 23, "Pigeons"?
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