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The Thomas Edison Quiz tests your knowledge of the famous inventor with regard to his professional and personal life. The Thomas Edison Quiz questions are creatively compiled to help you fully gauge how much you know about this interesting personality.
1. Thomas Edison holds the most patents ever issued to one individual. How many is that?
a.2,001
b.1,093
c.654
d.259
2. After a teacher was overheard calling a young Thomas Edison "addled", where was Edison sent for schooling?
a.Out of town to a private school
b.To be taught at an aunt's house
c.Nowhere. Edison had no formal schooling
d.Home, where his mother taught him
3. What is Thomas Edison's birthday?
a.April 20, 1879
b.June 15,1843
c.February 11, 1847
d.December 1, 1900
4. Thomas Edison developed an ailment in childhood. What was it?
a.Partial hearing loss
b.Partial loss of sight
c.Polio
d.Measles
5. In the 1880s, Thomas Edison bought a winter home in Fort Myers, Florida, which he called Seminole Lodge. Who bought a winter home across the street?
a.Henry Ford
b.Franklin Pope
c.Albert Einstein
d.His parents
6. How many times was Thomas Edison married?
a.He never married
b.Three times
c.Twice
d.Once, to a childhood sweetheart
7. How old was Thomas Edison when he died?
a.92
b.84
c.90
d.76
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8. Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.
a.True
b.False
9. What was Thomas Edison's first invention?
a.The phonograph
b.The light bulb
c.Film projector
d.Kinetophone
10. Thomas Edison was afraid of what?
a.Spiders
b.Heights
c.Dark
d.Mice
11. Thomas Edison was a vegan.
a.True
b.False
12. What was Thomas Edison's middle name?
a.Alva
b.Christopher
c.Emmit
d.Albert
13. How many siblings did Thomas Edison have?
a.4
b.6
c.2
d.None
14. How many children did Thomas Edison have?
a.3
b.2
c.5
d.6
15. From what invention did Thomas Edison make the most money?
a.The phonograph
b.The alkaline storage battery
c.The light bulb
d.The film projector
16. What object did Thomas Edison light on fire when he was young?
a.a house
b.a fence
c.a barn
d.a tree
17. What object did Thomas Edison light on fire when he was young?
a.a house
b.a fence
c.a barn
d.a tree
18. What did president Hoover ask everyone to do the night of the funeral?
a.Go outside
b.Say his wifes name 12 times
c.Dim the lights
d.Say one of his quoates
19. what year did Thomas Edison invent the lightbulb?
a.1883
b.1856
c.1894
d.1878
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By: A'Lee Inman on Feb 22, 2011
  Thomas Edison did not invent the light bulb, he in fact stole from another man this idea.He fired the man and wrote his name on the paper to pasds iot off as his own.
By: Pappu. Ganesh on Feb 1, 2011
  It is very good quiz for all.
By: Doofenshmorst on Dec 6, 2010
  This quiz has changed my life!
By: Savannah Karnes on Mar 12, 2010
  Thomas Edison was a intellegent, thoghtful man. He put 110% into each invention and he did'nt give up.
By: D8 83ST on Sep 23, 2009
  Thomas Edison's greatest invention was his mind
By: makayla on Apr 8, 2009
  thomas edison is a great person without him we wouldnt have the light in our homes
By: nic on Mar 16, 2009
  thomas edison was like the big macho dogs peace
By: Arianna on Feb 17, 2009
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