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Thomas Alva Edison Quiz Questions

Thomas Alva Edison photo and signature. 1915. ...

Thomas Alva Edison photo and signature. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which is the most famous invention of Thomas Alva Edison?
a) Projector
b) Radio
c) Telephone
d) Electric bulb

2) How many inventions were patented by Thomas Alva Edison?
a) 500
b) 997
c) 1093
d) 1100

3) Which of the following quotations is attributed to Thomas Alva Edison?
a) We have nothing to fear but fear.
b) I promise you blood, sweat, toil and tears.
c) We make our destiny by our actions.
d) Genius is one per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration.

4) What did teachers of Thomas Alva Edison consider him when he was a student?
a) Dull student
b) Precocious child
c) Brilliant
d) Genius

5) Which weekly was printed by Thomas Alva Edison?
a) New York Herald
b) Grand Trunk Herald
c) Boston Globe
d) Atlantic Times

6) Which was the first important invention of Thomas Alva Edison?
a) Telegraphic repeating instrument
b) Phonograph
c) Kinetoscope
d) Storage Battery

7) How was Thomas Alva Edison known?
a) White Knight
b) The knight in shining armour
c) The Wizard of Menlo Park
d) The monarch of all that he surveyed

English: Light bulb patent application. Photol...

Light bulb patent application. Photolithography reproduction. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) Which problem did affect Thomas Alva Edison at an early age?
a) Walking
b) Seeing
c) Hearing
d) Breathing

9) Under whose aegis did Thomas Alva Edison develop quadruplex?
a) Edison Universal Stock Printer
b) Western Union Telegraph Company
c) Jay Gould
d) Michigan Central

10) Who in 1912 asked Thomas Alva Edison to develop a battery for self-starter?
a) Henry Ford
b) Theodore Roosevelt
c) John Rockefeller
d) Calvin Coolidge

Thomas Alva Edison Quiz Questions with Answers

1) Which is the most famous invention of Thomas Alva Edison?
d) Electric bulb

2) How many inventions were patented by Thomas Alva Edison?
c) 1093

3) Which of the following quotations is attributed to Thomas Alva Edison?
d) Genius is one per cent inspiration and 99 per cent perspiration.

4) What did teachers of Thomas Alva Edison consider him when he was a student?
a) Dull student

5) Which weekly was printed by Thomas Alva Edison?
b) Grand Trunk Herald

6) Which was the first important invention of Thomas Alva Edison?
a) Telegraphic repeating instrument

7) How was Thomas Alva Edison known?
c) The Wizard of Menlo Park

8) Which problem did affect Thomas Alva Edison at an early age?
c) Hearing

9) Under whose aegis did Thomas Alva Edison develop quadruplex?
b) Western Union Telegraph Company

10) Who in 1912 asked Thomas Alva Edison to develop a battery for self-starter?
a) Henry Ford

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Updated: November 5, 2013 — 10:25 pm

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