Industrial Revolution Quiz: MCQ!

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Do you know anything about the Industrial Revolution? Would you be able to pass this quiz? The development of industry and commerce in Britain in the late 18th and 19th centuries ushered in machinery introduction. It was defined by the utilization of steam power, factories' existence, and the mass production of manufactured goods. If you want to put your knowledge to the test, try this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are 3 examples of raw materials that would later be turned into manufactured goods that consumers would buy?
    • A. 

      Hogs and cattle

    • B. 

      Dirt

    • C. 

      Iron ore

    • D. 

      Grain (wheat

    • E. 

      Trains

  • 2. 
    ____________      ____________  is when raw materials are turned into consumer goods.
    • A. 

      Transportation system

    • B. 

      Inventors and inventions

    • C. 

      Mass Production

    • D. 

      Business Communication

  • 3. 
    The economy moved from being based on agriculture and crops to one increasingly based on factories and manufactured goods.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is the main transportation system that moved goods from one place to another during the industrial revolution?
    • A. 

      The Pony Express

    • B. 

      The Transcontinental Railroad

    • C. 

      The Subway

    • D. 

      The car and truck

  • 5. 
    The Bessemer process created by Carnegie Steel changed______________________.
    • A. 

      Iron ore into steel

    • B. 

      Cattle into meat

    • C. 

      Grain into breads

    • D. 

      Electricity into lights

  • 6. 
    What are 2 consumer goods that can be created from the Bessemer process at a steel factory?
    • A. 

      Rail road tracks

    • B. 

      Cash crops

    • C. 

      Car tires

    • D. 

      Steel buildings

    • E. 

      Fresh farm lands

  • 7. 
    What is a quick way to produce a lot of the same goods both quickly and cheaply?
    • A. 

      Slave labor

    • B. 

      Assembly line

    • C. 

      Railroad

    • D. 

      Electric generators

  • 8. 
    What are 3 ways that the telegraph helped the railroad system?
    • A. 

      Communicate back and forth

    • B. 

      Place orders for food

    • C. 

      Decide which station had more supplies

    • D. 

      Stay on schedule and arrive on time

    • E. 

      Avoid accidents

  • 9. 
    The name of the code that train operators used with the telegraph is called Samuel's Special Code (SSC).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Who invented the first telephone used for communication?
    • A. 

      Sameul Morse

    • B. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • C. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • D. 

      Sponge Bob Square Pants

  • 11. 
    Meat Packers would take cattle and hogs and turn them into the food we eat like steaks, bacon, ham, and hamburgers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The left over meat products from cattle and hogs is used to create hot dogs and sausages.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Identify 3 ways that electricity improved life during the industrial revolution.
    • A. 

      Lights in factories led to longer work hours

    • B. 

      Police could make more arrest

    • C. 

      Electric street cars could be used in cities

    • D. 

      Hospitals could now save peoples lives

    • E. 

      New inventions to make life easier were invented.

  • 14. 
    What are 3 new jobs that women can now do thanks to the industrial revolution?
    • A. 

      Work as telephone operators

    • B. 

      Serve in military

    • C. 

      Work in factories sewing clothes

    • D. 

      Work in factories making bombs

    • E. 

      Work in offices as secretaries

  • 15. 
    What are 3 labor-saving devices that use electricity that made life at home much easier and less stressful?  They also helped by saving on time.
    • A. 

      Televisions

    • B. 

      Vacuum cleaners

    • C. 

      Washing machines

    • D. 

      Telephones

    • E. 

      Video games

    • F. 

      Refrigerators

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