John Ericcson's Life And Accomphlishments

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  • 1. 
    What country was Ericsson born in?
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      The United States

    • D. 

      Sweden

    • E. 

      Europe

    • F. 

      England

  • 2. 
    What country did he move to next?
    • A. 

      Maryland

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      The United States

    • E. 

      Japan

    • F. 

      Mexico

  • 3. 
    John Ericsson was a
    • A. 

      Engineer

    • B. 

      Military Tactician

    • C. 

      Philosopher

    • D. 

      CEO

    • E. 

      Unemployed

    • F. 

      Politician

  • 4. 
    What was the main purpose of the CSS Virginia?
    • A. 

      Destroy the Union blockade

    • B. 

      Kill Lincoln

    • C. 

      Protect Richmond

    • D. 

      Save Confederate prisoners

    • E. 

      Capture Washington D.C

    • F. 

      Stop he USS Monitor

  • 5. 
    In 1893, Ericsson moved to which big city?
    • A. 

      London, England

    • B. 

      Varmland, Sweden

    • C. 

      Fairyland

    • D. 

      Richmond, USA

    • E. 

      Sydney, Australia

    • F. 

      New York City, USA

  • 6. 
    What ship did Ericsson build?
    • A. 

      USS Marine

    • B. 

      USS Alabama

    • C. 

      CSS Constitution

    • D. 

      USS Virginia

    • E. 

      USS Princeton

    • F. 

      CSS Princeton

  • 7. 
    What was not a ship that fought at the Battle of Hampton Roads
    • A. 

      USS Monitor

    • B. 

      USS Constitution

    • C. 

      CSS Virginia

    • D. 

      USS Minnesota

    • E. 

      USS Congress

    • F. 

      USS Cumberland

  • 8. 
    Which state is the farthest from Hampton Roads?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      Kansas

    • D. 

      Delaware

    • E. 

      Florida

    • F. 

      North Carolina

  • 9. 
    What did Ericsson not invent?
    • A. 

      Screw Propeller

    • B. 

      Caloric Engine

    • C. 

      Rotating Turret

    • D. 

      Batteries

    • E. 

      Early trains

    • F. 

      Submarines

  • 10. 
    Why is John Ericsson so important?
    • A. 

      He ended the era of wooden vessels.

    • B. 

      He changed the course of the Civil War

    • C. 

      His inventions are still used today.

    • D. 

      He inspired many of inventions we see today.

    • E. 

      Many Engineers followed in his footsteps

    • F. 

      All of the above

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