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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. After J. Pierpont Morgan dies in 1913, from whom does Nikola Tesla try to get investment funding?
(a) Scherff.
(b) John Hays Hammond, Jr.
(c) J. P. Morgan.
(d) Robert Underwood Johnson.

2. In what year does the U.S. Supreme Court strike down the Marconi Company patents for the invention of radio?
(a) 1943.
(b) 1945.
(c) 1941.
(d) 1950.

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

4. What type of weapon does Nikola envision in his conversations with Viereck?
(a) A death ray gun.
(b) An apparatus that projects charged particles.
(c) A guided missile.
(d) A nuclear submarine.

5. In what year does Nikola Tesla turn 80?
(a) 1938.
(b) 1937.
(c) 1935.
(d) 1936.

Short Answer Questions

1. Besides being an inventor, for what other role is Nikola Tesla known?

2. Why is Nikola Tesla never sure what day to celebrate for his birthday?

3. For what publication does Nikola Tesla write about women's superiority?

4. In what decade is Prohibition enacted?

5. For what experiment does Nikola Tesla solicit funding in New York in 1900?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe Nikola's appearance and day-to-day circumstances as he enters his fifties as described in Chapter 18, "Midstream Perils".

2. What use does Nikola describe for radar in Chapter 21, "Radar"?

3. What do Nikola and Ivan Mestrovic have in common, and how do they leverage those commonalities?

4. What role does the National Research Council have in preventing Nikola from getting his ideas listened to?

5. In Chapter 25, "The Birthday Parties," how does Kenneth Swezey make Nikola's seventy-fifth birthday memorable?

6. What influence does Nikola have on some Canadians with respect to wireless electric power generation?

7. Why does Nikola care for pigeons in Chapter 23, "Pigeons"?

8. In Chapter 16,"Ridiculed, Condemned, Combated," what project is responsible for Nikola Tesla getting little sleep?

9. In Chapter 17, "The Great Radio Controversy," what court rules that Nikola Tesla is the inventor of radio, rather than William Marconi?

10. What closure does Nikola get as he learns about medical uses for his oscillator inventions?

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