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Nikola Tesla: The Forgotten Inventor
"Not many people know of Nikola Tesla, but nearly everyone uses his inventions on a daily basis."
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Nikola Tesla was born in 1856 in Smijlan, Croatia, but what year did he go to America?
Nikola Tesla once worked for Thomas Edison?
In 1943, the Supreme Court of the United States granted full patent rights to Nikola Tesla for the invention of the radio, superseding and nullifying any prior claim by this inventor?
From his laboratory in Colorado Springs, Nikola Tesla lit 200 lamps without the use of wires from what distance?
According to the book "Man Out Of Time", what did Nikola Tesla keep in his safe?
His degrees from Harvard
His patent for the Tesla coil
His United States citizenship papers
A signed copy of Tom Sawyer
Tesla invented the fluorescent light bulb?
At the 1893 Chicago's World Fair, Tesla's alternating current system was used to power the entire exhibition. What U.S. President pushed the button to turn on the electricity?
Rutherford B. Hayes
Tesla created the largest man-made lightning bolt ever recorded. How long was it?
Which of the following was NOT patented by Nikola Tesla?
Polyphase AC motors
This rival of Nikola Tesla is claimed to have stolen cats and dogs only to electrocute them before an audience, in the hopes of discrediting AC power.
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Compiled May 19 13