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Biography Quiz - Nikola Tesla

What do you know about famous Serbian inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and physicist?
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Last updated: January 28, 2023
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1. In which present day country was Nikola Tesla born in the village Smiljan in 1856?
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Croatia
Serbia
Slovenia
2. What was Nikola Tesla expected to become following his father's footsteps?
Priest
Butcher
Lawyer
Doctor
3. Where did his father send him to study engineering in 1875?
Berlin
Rome
Graz
Geneva
4. Where did Tesla get his first job at a telephone company in 1882?
Paris
Budapest
Vienna
Belgrade
5. Who did Tesla start working for after he moved to the United States in 1884?
Albert Einstein
Alexander Bell
Marie Curie
Thomas Edison
6. What is perhaps Tesla's most famous invention?
Alternating-current power system
Battery
X-rays
Steam engine
7. Where was the first hydroelectric power plant built according to the Tesla project?
Niagara Falls
Hoover Dam
Panama Canal
Hudson River
8. Where was the Tesla Experiment Station laboratory located for his study of the use of high-voltage, high-frequency current in wireless power transmission?
Austin
Colorado Springs
Tucson
Idaho Falls
9. Did Tesla won a Nobel Prize for physics in 1915?
No
Yes
10. Who was the fellow inventor and entrepreneur who paid Tesla a million dollars for his collective patents?
Andrew Carnegie
J.P. Morgan
Henry Ford
George Westinghouse
11. Tesla was friends with which author?
Ernest Hemingway
Truman Capote
Charles Dickens
Mark Twain
12. The last project Tesla worked on was an anti-war weapon. What was it called?
Doomsday machine
Death ray
Atom bomb
Ultimate nullifer
13. The International System of Units named which physical quantity "tesla" in 1960?
Magnetic flux density
Electric current
Amount of substance
Thermodynamic temperature
14. Where are both Nikola Tesla museum and airport located?
Budapest
Belgrade
New York
Zagreb
15. In which hotel in New York, in room 3327, Tesla died on January 7, 1943?
Waldorf Astoria
The Ritz-Carlton
The New Yorker Hotel
The Plaza
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