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Mini-Quiz: Nikola Tesla: Birth to Age 40

by Ron Kurtus (revised 9 March 2003)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.



1. Why did Tesla work for Edison?

Edison controlled the electric industry

He knew Edison from school in Serbia

He wanted to copy Edison's patents

2. How did Tesla show perseverance and belief in his ideas?

He worked as a laborer for the Electric Company

He worked as a laborer to build up his muscles

He worked as a laborer until he could sell his ideas

3. Why do you think he started his own lab?

To try to get hired by Edison again

To develop fantastic inventions without interference

To disprove that DC electricity exists

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in understanding the Biographies of famous people. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.


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