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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. On what invention does Nikola Tesla claim he is working?
(a) A new remote controlled boat.
(b) A new type of electric generation tube.
(c) A new form of atomic energy.
(d) A new electronic dynamo for AC power.
2. Despite the fact that Nikola Tesla inspires the science of radar, in what year is Robert A. Watson-Watt officially credited with the invention?
3. What does Nikola Tesla believe about life on other planets?
(a) It may exist on Jupiter.
(b) It is a certitude.
(c) It does not exist on Venus.
(d) It is a possibility.
4. What does Nikola Tesla need now to capitalize on his 1906 invention?
(b) A manufacturing plant.
(d) A business manager.
5. Who uses Nikola Tesla's 1900 radio patent to signal the letter "S" across the Atlantic ocean?
Short Answer Questions
1. Whom does Lt. Hobson try to interest in robotry as a way to raise funds for Nikola Tesla?
2. What does Nikola Tesla's 81st birthday bring him?
3. What New York establishment drops Nikola Tesla's membership for non-payment of bills?
4. Who asks Nikola Tesla to accept the Edison Medal of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers?
5. In what year is Nikola Tesla summoned to court for failure to pay his takes in New York City?
Short Essay Questions
1. What mistake does Nikola make when proposing his process for degassifying copper to the American Smelting and Refining Company?
2. In Chapter 19, "The Nobel Affair," for what two inventions does Nikola Tesla think he can collaborate with John Hays Hammond, Jr., and why?
3. In Chapter 26, "Corks on Water," explain why J.P. Morgan will not invest in proposals Nikola Tesla makes after the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
4. Why does Nikola care for pigeons in Chapter 23, "Pigeons"?
5. In Chapter 24, "Transitions," why does Nikola Tesla bemoan the "problem" of women in an interview in the Detroit Free Press?
6. 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?
7. In Chapter 22, "The Guest of Honor," what are B.A. Behrend's motives in persuading the AIEE to award the Edison Medal to Nikola Tesla?
8. As described in Chapter 28, "Death and Transfiguration," why is Nikola Tesla caught in the middle of politics with regard to the role of Yugoslavia in World War II?
9. Why is there conflicting information about Nikola Tesla's invention of a "Chinese Wall" in the U.S. of Teleforce?
10. What influence does Nikola have on some Canadians with respect to wireless electric power generation?
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