Ernst Werner von Siemens: Biography, Quotes & Inventions


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Ernst Werner von Siemens made important contributions to what field of electrical engineering?

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1. What invention sparked the incorporation of Siemens' company?

2. What scientific principle did Ernst Werner von Siemens use to engineer his dynamo machine?

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What material did Ernst Werner von Siemens introduce to properly insulate cables? This helpful quiz and worksheet will test your ability to answer this question and others related to Siemens.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • The field of electrical engineering Ernst Werner von Siemens contributed to
  • The invention that led to the incorporation of Siemens' company
  • A scientific principle used by Siemens
  • Material he introduced to insulate telegraph cables
  • Why one of Siemens' innovations was important

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  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Ernst Werner von Siemens
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a scientific principle used by Siemens and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the invention that sparked the incorporation of Siemens' company

Additional Learning

Be sure to check out the related lesson titled Ernst Werner von Siemens: Biography, Quotes & Inventions. You'll learn more about this topic, including:

  • When and where Ernst Werner von Siemens was born
  • What experience Siemens considered to be 'the happiest of my life'
  • What he convinced the Prussian government to allow