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John Ambrose Fleming: Quiz


Question 1: He was a devout Christian and preached on one occasion at ________ in London on the topic of evidence for the resurrection.
St Martin-in-the-FieldsSt Alfege Church, GreenwichAll Souls Church, Langham PlaceSt Clement Danes

Question 2: [5] It was also called a thermionic valve, vacuum ________, kenotron, thermionic tube, or Fleming valve.
Vacuum tubeElectronic componentDiodeSemiconductor device

Question 3: [3] He went on to Lecture at several universities including the University of Cambridge, the University of Nottingham, and ________, where he was the first professor of Electrical Engineering.
Durham UniversityUniversity College LondonKing's College LondonImperial College London

Question 4: He remained active, becoming a committed advocate of the new technology of ________ which included servicing as the first president of the Television Society.
TelevisionVideoClosed captioningMechanical television

Question 5: His contributions to electronic communications and radar were of vital importance in winning ________.
Second Sino-Japanese WarWorld War IICollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War IISoviet occupations

Question 6: In 1897 the Pender Laboratory was founding at University College, London and Fleming took up the Pender Chair after the £5000 was endowed as a memorial to John Pender, the founder of ________.
Cable & WirelessTescoHSBCBT Group

Question 7: 1898/9), of ________, daughter of George Franks, a Cardiff businessman.

Question 8: After leaving the University of Nottingham in 1882, Fleming took up the post of "Electrician" to the Edison Electrical Light Company, advising on lighting systems and the new ________ alternating current systems.
FerrantiEurofighter TyphoonUnited KingdomBAE Systems

Question 9: He enrolled for a BSc degree at University College, London, graduated in 1870, and studied under the mathematician ________ and the physicist George Carey Foster.
Bertrand RussellAlfred North WhiteheadJames Joseph SylvesterAugustus De Morgan

Question 10: He is known for inventing the first thermionic valve or vacuum tube, the ________, then called the kenotron in 1904.
Light-emitting diodeDiodeElectronic componentSemiconductor device

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