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