Tesla Vs Edison
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Alternating current travels using Tesla's creation a "step-up" mechanism that...
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    creates the high voltages allowing electricity to travel long distances.
    that Tesla must step up to his game as his current flow does.
    would be shocked, or amazed, at how Edison spits his electrical raps.
    splits the electrical currents that make possible to power multiple devices.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Edison is famous for being a prolific inventor.  How many patents does he hold?
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    Over 100
    Over 10,000
    Over 1,000
    Over 2,000
  • Question 3
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    Q. When Tesla left Edison's company, he was left with a job where he dug ditches and burned bridges for a living. "Digging ditches" and "burning bridges" are also commonly used sayings meaning 
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    "You must work hard to separate yourself from bad people."
    "to destroy a connection or partnership with another party." 
    "You must move forward with those who wish to do you harm."
    "Think about what you will do before you do it."
  • Question 4
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    Q. Tesla said, "I see a universe of infinite energy," means...
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    Tesla wanted everyone to have free infinite energy.
    Tesla knew that the universe contains energy that could be used.
    Tesla knew more about the universe than people believed. 
    Th universe has untapped energy sources.
  • Question 5
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    Q. Tesla said, "Giving lessons in electrical nemesis; this will be on the test," means...
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    Tesla knew a lot more about electricity and science than Edison.
    If you don't know about electricity, you wont be able to pass this test.
    Tesla taught Edison about electricity.
  • Question 6
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    Q. Tesla said to Edison, "So confess to your thefts, and let the whole world know," 
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    Most of Edison's inventions were either stolen or improvised versions of other inventions, and people had no idea.
    People think that Edison stole lots of invention.
    Edison eventually confessed to "borrowing" several key inventions without permission.
  • Question 7
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    Q. Edison said, "The truth hertz."  The term "hertz" means... 
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    The Hertz is a unit of measurement for the frequency of electromagnetic waves.
    Electricity can cause pain.
    The level of energy can regulate the truthfulness of the device powered.
  • Question 8
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    Q. What is the fundamental difference between Tesla and Edison.
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    Edison invented for money and Tesla invented to help people for free.
    Tesla was broke, and Edison was rich.
    Edison had no formal education and Tesla was educated in a fine university.
  • Question 9
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    Q. Edison said, "I'm on the record I invented."  This means...
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    Edison invented the phonograph.
    The records show Edison as a better inventor.  
    Tesla claims that the record was altered to make Edison look like a better inventor.
  • Question 10
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    Q. Tesla said, "You did not steal from me; you stole me from mankind!"  What did he mean?
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    Edison did not just steal Tesla's inventions, but Edison just stole these inventions from humanity, which could have been used for them.
    teslas inventions could have made more money if they were stolen by a greedy person.
    Edison did not possess the intellect to properly utilize Tesla's inventions.
  • Question 11
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    Q. Tesla said, "It's the wireless transmission of truth."  What did he mean?
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    One of Tesla's final inventions was a wireless electrical transmitter.
    Edison insisted that wired transmission was dangerous and unneeded. 
    Tesla claimed that his wireless transmitter was better than Edison's wired transmission. 
  • Question 12
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    Q. Tesla said, "And if the people knew you stopped me from making power free."  What did he mean?
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    Tesla's invention, the wireless electrical transmitter, would provide all devices with free electrical energy with no wires needed. But Morgan, supported by Edison, did not fund this as he saw no reason for how free electricity for the people would be profitable.
    Tesla's wireless tranmission was a failure and did not receive funding, but Edison's did.
    Tesla did not think about the negative financial impact of his inventions, but Edison did.  So Edison stopped Tesla.
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