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Mini-Quiz: Benjamin Franklin: Publishing Years (Birth to Age 39)

by Ron Kurtus (revised 21 October 2011)

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1. From his early years, what important traits did Ben Franklin show?

He tried to get by with as little as possible

He bullied others and gave arbitrary orders

He was ambitious, observant and creative

2. Why did Franklin start a newspaper?

It was a good stepping stone to politics

He was trained in printing and loved to write

He saw the potential of becoming a rich man

3. Why did Franklin start scientific studies?

He was curious and observant of his surroundings

He was getting bored with nothing to do

His son was the one who studied science

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