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"Here is a quiz on one of the most important men in scientific history. Most people probably haven't heard much about Tesla, but we would not live the lifestyle we live today without his extraordinary work. Please enjoy!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Nikola Tesla was born in 1856 in what is now which country?
Tesla emigrated to the United States in 1884. There he found work with what famous American individual?
(Last name is acceptable or full name.)
This individual paid Tesla 50,000 dollars for his work on sources of electricity. True or False?
Eventually Tesla, on his own, created a number of patents for various motors and other equipment related to electricity. What fellow inventor and entrepreneur agreed to pay Tesla a million dollars for his collective patents?
What natural source (and natural wonder) did Tesla use to power New York City?
(Think of natural wonders near or around New York state)
Tesla became a member of New York's high society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. One particular actress took an extreme interest in Mr. Tesla. Who was she?
Tesla won a Nobel Prize for physics in 1915. True or False?
Later in Tesla's life, he became a hermit of sorts. He avoided people and found friendship with a certain creature which is abundant in New York City. Of which common New York creatures was Tesla quite fond?
stray dogs and cats
With which of the following inventions was Tesla not intimately involved?
incandescent light bulbs
Tesla's final project in life was a weapon that he believed would end war as we know it. What was this weapon called?
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Compiled Dec 07 12