• 1. 
    Where was Robert Fulton born?

  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • 2. 
    Robert Fulton served as an apprentice for what trade?

  • Candlemaker
  • Silversmith
  • Wheelwright
  • Printer
  • 3. 
    Robert Fulton moved to Philadelphia to pursue a career in what field?

  • Art
  • Politics
  • Music
  • Printing
  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes Robert Fulton's time in Europe?

  • He learned a lot about politics and decided he wanted to become a politician
  • He became one of the most famous artists in Paris
  • He became interested in science and invention
  • He lost his fortune and became homeless for a while
  • 5. 
    What was the Nautilus?

  • The first practical steam ship invented by Robert Fulton
  • The ship that Robert Fulton used to travel to Europe
  • The name of a canal where Robert Fulton tested many of his inventions
  • The first practical submarine invented by Robert Fulton
  • 6. 
    What famous European leader promised to pay Robert Fulton after he sunk a British ship?

  • Peter the Great
  • Queen Victoria
  • Napoleon
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II
  • 7. 
    Why did it take two years for Robert Fulton to bring a steam engine to the United States?

  • Because he had to bring the steam engine over in separate pieces
  • Because he could not find a ship big enough to transport the engine
  • Because he took a break from the steam engine and worked on his art
  • Because the British government did not want the technology to leave the country
  • 8. 
    What is Robert Fulton most famous for?

  • Discovering the Theory of Relativity
  • Inventing the cotton gin
  • Inventing the first commercially successful steamboat
  • For mass producing affordable automobiles
  • 9. 
    True or False: Robert Fulton invented the first steam engine as well as the first steamboat.

  • TRUE
  • 10. 
    On what River did Robert Fulton first begin to operate his first steamboat?

  • Red River
  • Ohio River
  • Colorado River
  • Hudson River
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