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The Wizard of Menlo Park

A newspaper reporter once nicknamed Thomas Edison "The Wizard of Menlo Park" because of his seemingly magical inventions. How much do you know about this famous scientist?


Quiz ID:#1604
Fun:** (2.09)
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Category:People > Scientists
Created By:scm14Aus*****




#1   Where was Thomas Edison born?

#2   Thomas Edison was hard of hearing.

#3   In 1868, Edison applied for his first patent. What was it for?

#4   Thomas Edison had _____ children.

#5   In 1877, Edison invented the phonograph. It recorded on grooved cylinders wrapped with __________.

#6   Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.

#7   Thomas Edison was a devout Christian.

#8   Thomas Edison lived to see the use of electric trains in public transportation.

#9   What were the nicknames of Edison's first two children?

#10   Thomas Edison was ____ years old when he died.





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