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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Did Thomas Edison invent the light bulb?

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Maybe

    • D.

      Fruit tingles?

    Correct Answer
    B. No
    Explanation
    He bought the patent and improved it.

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  • 2. 

    What year did Thomas Edison invent the gramophone?

    • A.

      1924

    • B.

      1901

    • C.

      1806

    • D.

      1234

    • E.

      1877

    Correct Answer
    E. 1877
    Explanation
    Thomas Edison invented the gramophone in 1877. This invention allowed for the recording and playback of sound using a rotating cylinder covered in tinfoil. Edison's creation of the gramophone marked a significant advancement in audio technology and laid the foundation for the development of modern phonographs and record players.

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  • 3. 

    Thomas Edison's middle name is ____

    Correct Answer
    Alva
    alva
    Explanation
    Thomas Edison's middle name is Alva.

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  • 4. 

    How many children does he have?

    • A.

      0

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      2

    • D.

      3

    • E.

      4

    Correct Answer
    D. 3
    Explanation
    The answer is 3 because the question asks how many children "he" has, suggesting that there is a specific person being referred to. Since the number 3 is selected as the answer, it implies that this person has 3 children.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following isn't one of his children?

    • A.

      Thomas Edison Jr.

    • B.

      Marion Edison

    • C.

      William Edison

    • D.

      Sandra Edison

    Correct Answer
    D. Sandra Edison
    Explanation
    Sandra Edison is not one of his children because the other three names mentioned in the options, Thomas Edison Jr., Marion Edison, and William Edison, are all common names associated with Thomas Edison's children. However, Sandra Edison is not commonly known as one of his children, suggesting that she is not part of his family.

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