History Chapter 20 Practice Test
Test Wednesday, April 26 or 27, 2005
Approximately 140 questions not including Section 5; 210 questions including Section 5

Groups (Section-Group):   1-2   2-1   2-2   2-3   2-4   2-5   2-6   2-7   2-8   3-1   3-2   3-3  
                          4-1   4-2   4-3   5-1   5-2   5-3   5-4   5-5   5-6   5-7

Note: If you take this practice test, be sure to read the chapter as well. This test will not prepare you for the essay or true/false portion of the test. If the answer is a name of a person, ONLY put the last name. Your answer must match perfectly (with the exception of case) in order for it to be marked correct. The entire test is divided into groups with 10 or less questions each group. When you have inputed your answer for all questions in a group, click on the "Finished" button. Your score will show up in the box next to the "Finished" button and correct answers will receive a check. Please ignore the "Close" button. The answers appear at the bottom of the page. Some questions have a note in parenthesis to prevent another form of the correct answer from being marked incorrect.

Chapter 20- Section 1- Group 1

  1. Who patented the telephone?  
  2. Which Italian inventor developed a way to send messages through space without wires?  
  3. Who made a mathematical study of electricity and magnetism and asserted the existence of invisible electromagnetic waves that travel through space at the speed of light?  
  4. Who proved that invisible electromagnetic waves exist by transmitting, receiving, and measuring their length and speed?  
  5. What did Marconi invent for sending and receiving radio waves?  
  6. Who wanted to prove that magnetism could produce electricity and found that by moving a magnet through a coil of wire he could generate an electric current in the wire?  
  7. What is the word for an electric generator that transforms mechanical power into electrical energy?  
  8. Which American made a bulb that glowed for two days before burning out?  
  9. In what three places did Edison develop a central powerhouse and transmission system? (ex. "?; ?; ?")  
10. What is the term for power generated from water? (ex. ? power)  

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Answers: 1. Bell
2. Marconi
3. Maxwell
4. Hertz
5. wireless telegraph
6. Faraday
7. dynamo
8. Edison
9. New York City; London; Milan
10. hydroelectric power