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George Westinghouse

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George Westinghouse Quiz Questions

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1. When was George Westinghouse born?
a) 6 October 1846
b) 26 June 1840
c) 14 August 1849
d) 22 January 1844

2. On which ship did George Westinghouse serve during the Civil War?
a) USS Arizona
b) USS Lexington
c) USS Muscoota
d) USS Oklahoma

3. What was George Westinghouse’s first invention?
a) Winnower
b) Rotary steam engine
c) Elevator
d) Water meter

4. When did George Westinghouse invent the air break?
a) 1869
b) 1875
c) 1867
d) 1880

5. What did George Westinghouse promote in electricity transmission?
a) Copper wires
b) Alternating current
c) Insulators
d) Inverters

6. How was George Westinghouse’s rivalry with Thomas Alva Edison known?
a) Great Electric Rivalry
b) Edison vs Westinghouse
c) Green Against Blue
d) War of Currents

7. Where did George Westinghouse and William Stanley install the first multiple-voltage AC power system?
a) Great Barrington
b) Chicago
c) Pittsburgh
d) Buffalo

8. Which company did George Westinghouse found in 1881?
a) Westinghouse Electric Company
b) Union Switch and Signal Company
c) Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
d) Westinghouse Electric Corporation

9. When did George Westinghouse die?
a) 7 September 1921
b) 28 June 1918
c) 12 March 1914
d) 11 November 1916

10. Where did George Westinghouse die?
a) London
b) Atlanta
c) Charleston
d) New York

George Westinghouse Quiz Questions with Answers

1. When was George Westinghouse born?
a) 6 October 1846

2. On which ship did George Westinghouse serve during the Civil War?
c) USS Muscoota

3. What was George Westinghouse’s first invention?
b) Rotary steam engine

4. When did George Westinghouse invent the air break?
a) 1869

5. What did George Westinghouse promote in electricity transmission?
b) Alternating current

6. How was George Westinghouse’s rivalry with Thomas Alva Edison known?
d) War of Currents

7. Where did George Westinghouse and William Stanley install the first multiple-voltage AC power system?
a) Great Barrington

8. Which company did George Westinghouse found in 1881?
b) Union Switch and Signal Company

9. When did George Westinghouse die?
c) 12 March 1914

10. Where did George Westinghouse die?
d) New York

Originally posted 2015-06-29 23:24:52. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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