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Mini-Quiz: Benjamin Franklin: Science Years (Ages 40 - 49)

by Ron Kurtus (revised 21 October 2011)

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

1. Why did Franklin get interested in electricity?

He saw the potential to make money selling it

He was a very curious person

He wanted to learn how to give electric shocks

2. What was the result of Franklin's electrical experiments?

He became famous

His son was injured

He started a kite business

3. Why did he invent bifocal glasses?

Because he was tired of working on electricity

To prove he could do it

To solve an irritating problem

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Learning from Biographies. If you had problems, look over the material again.

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