Thomas Edison & George Westinghouse


Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

What year witnessed the first official execution by electricity in the United States?

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 79,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. What was the outcome of the War of Currents?

2. 'Electrocution' was coined in 1889 to refer to what?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

Who were Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse? You can test your knowledge of these people and the outcome of the War of Currents by using the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • The outcome of the War of Currents
  • What the War of Currents refers to
  • Term that relates to both Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse
  • Year when an electric execution was first executed
  • What electrocution refers to

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the outcome of the War of Currents
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what the War of Currents refers to and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Keep learning by using the lesson named, Thomas Edison & George Westinghouse. Some other topics you can review include:

  • Types of currents
  • Contributions of Thomas Edison
  • How Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse relate