Nikola Tesla was born in the U.S. in 1856. He was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, and futurist who made significant contributions to creating the contemporary alternating current (AC) electricity delivery system. In the 1870s, Tesla studied engineering and physics without earning a degree. In the early 1880s, he obtained practical experience working in telephony and at Continental Edison in the developing electric power business. Here's a quiz based on Nikola Tesla.