• 1. 
    Where was Thomas Edison born?

  • Illinois
  • Ohio
  • Wisconsin
  • New Jersey
  • 2. 
    What did Thomas Edison do in order to be rewarded with training to be a telegraph operator?

  • He saved a child from a runaway train
  • He invented the telegraph
  • He passed a very difficult test on Morse Code
  • He was an excellent student in school
  • 3. 
    Which of the following major corporations was founded by Thomas Edison?

  • Microsoft
  • Apple
  • General Motors
  • General Electric
  • 4. 
    Where did Thomas Edison build his famous research labs?

  • Pontiac, Michigan
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • New York City, New York
  • Menlo Park, New Jersey
  • 5. 
    True or False: Thomas Edison liked to work alone and created all his inventions by himself.

  • TRUE
  • 6. 
    What was the phonograph?

  • A machine that could record and playback sound
  • A way of sending messages down an electrical wire
  • The first digital camera
  • A machine used to record moving pictures
  • 7. 
    What was Thomas Edison's Middle name?

  • James
  • George
  • Edward
  • Alva
  • 8. 
    True or False: Thomas Edison had over 1000 patents to his name.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    Which of the following inventions is credited to Thomas Edison?

  • The practical electric light bulb
  • The television
  • The helicopter
  • The transistor
  • 10. 
    What were the first words recorded on the phonograph?

  • This is a test, this is only a test.
  • Hello, can anyone hear me?
  • Mr. Watson come here, I want to see you.
  • Mary had a little lamb
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