Nikola Tesla: Biography, Facts & Quotes


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What was Nikola Tesla's most important electrical invention?

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1. Who did Nikola Tesla end up having a life-long rivalry with over electricity?

2. What was Tesla's biggest unrealized goal with his electrical work?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about Nikola Tesla by answering these study questions. Topics on the quiz include Tesla's most important electrical invention and his life-long rivalry with another inventor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on these key points:

  • One of Tesla's biggest goals that wasn't accomplished
  • The person Tesla gave credit to for his life's work
  • The numerous patents he received

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Nikola Tesla
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding one of Tesla's most important electrical inventions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an important goal that Tesla had but never completed and the person he credited for his love of inventing

Additional Learning

Learn more with the lesson titled Nikola Tesla: Biography, Facts & Quotes. You'll be going over these areas of study, in particular:

  • The inventor's early years
  • His position at the Continental Edison Company in 1882
  • Tesla's demonstration to the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE)
  • The Tesla Coil