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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)
Difficulty:*** (2.23)
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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