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In what country was Alexander Graham Bell born?
What communication device is Graham Bell most famous for inventing?
The postal service
Which of the following is the name of the telephone company that Graham Bell founded?
American Telephone and Telegragh
Mercury Communications Inc.
The Midwest Cable-Line
Transcontinental Communication Company
In what year did Bell patent his telephone?
Bell's eleventh birthday was significant for him because of what unusual present that his father gave him?
A pet alligator
His middle name
The rights to a gambling hall
A ticket to travel to America
Another one of the peculiar facts about Bell's life was that he helped what other historical figure to find their famous teacher, Anne Sullivan?
Booker T. Washington
Alexander Graham Bell's wife and mother happened to both be afflicted with condition?
One of Alexander Graham Bell's more peculiar inventions was a wireless telephone given what name?
Bell helped establish which of the following organizations by becoming its second ever president?
The American Red Cross
The National Geographic Society
The American Foreign Legion
Habitat for Humanity
Much of Bell's later life was spent designing special boats that sailed while raised above the water in order to move faster. What is the name for these boats?
In honor of Alexander Graham Bell's legacy, the bel is the name assigned to the standard unit of measurement of what force?
Alexander Graham Bell attempted to save the life of what U.S. president by using a metal detector to try and extract a bullet from them?
Chester A. Arthur
Ulysses S. Grant
How did both the U.S. and Canada commemorate Bell's passing two days after his death?
They buried him with telephone lines reaching down into his grave
The played a funeral dirge over all telephone lines
They ordered all telephone operators say a silent prayer at noon
They shut down telephone service for a minute
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Andrew Nicholas is a passionate reader and writer on the subjects of history and mankind. He is a published author, critic, and poet who grew up in the friendly scenery of rural Ohio. He is a graduate of Wright State University and a regular student of historical curiosities.