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Mini-Quiz: Thomas Edison: Birth to Age 40

by Ron Kurtus (revised 22 January 2012)

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



1. How was Edison educated?

He was taught at home, reading many books

He was a straight-A student on the honor roll

He received an athletic scholarship to college

2. When did Edison start to show his inventiveness?

When he invented the light bulb

When he formed his first company

When he was working as a telegrapher

3. How could the light bulb provide Edison with wealth?

He sold the bulbs for $10 each

His company provided electricity to light the bulbs

He never made any money on the invention

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