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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 happens to patents filed by Nikola Tesla in 1922?
(a) They are all completed.
(b) They are stolen by competitors.
(c) They are used in his current invention projects.
(d) They enter the common domain because they are not completed.
2. At how many revolutions per minute does the Tesla turbine run?
(a) 30,000 RPM.
(b) 37,500 RPM.
(c) 35,000 RPM.
(d) 40,000 RPM.
3. On what invention does Nikola Tesla claim he is working?
(a) A new electronic dynamo for AC power.
(b) A new remote controlled boat.
(c) A new type of electric generation tube.
(d) A new form of atomic energy.
4. In 1927, who tries to help Nikola Tesla with the promotion of a scientific concept?
(b) John Hays Hammond, Jr.
(c) Robert Underwood Johnson.
(d) Francis A. Fitzgerald.
5. In what year do Nikola Tesla's friends Hobson and Johnson die?
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Nikola Tesla have photographs produced of the Colorado Springs lightning experiment?
2. In what year is Yugoslavia formed?
3. What does Nikola Tesla's 81st birthday bring him?
4. Who finds Nikola Tesla dead in his bed on January 8?
5. What hotel is Nikola Tesla told to vacate in part because of his birds?
Short Essay Questions
1. What closure does Nikola get as he learns about medical uses for his oscillator inventions?
2. In Chapter 27, "Cosmic Communion," for what purpose does Nikola Tesla use his birthday parties during his eightieth decade?
3. What happens when the New York Times publishes a story indicating that Tesla and Edison will receive a Nobel Prize in physics?
4. What do Nikola and Ivan Mestrovic have in common, and how do they leverage those commonalities?
5. In Chapter 16,"Ridiculed, Condemned, Combated," what project is responsible for Nikola Tesla getting little sleep?
6. 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?
7. In Chapter 17, "The Great Radio Controversy," what court rules that Nikola Tesla is the inventor of radio, rather than William Marconi?
8. Why does Nikola care for pigeons in Chapter 23, "Pigeons"?
9. After 1915, why does Nikola work for two companies as described in Chapter 20, "Flying Stove"?
10. 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.
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