Industrial Revolution And Imperialism Review Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following was not an effect of the Industrial Revolution? 
    • A. 

      Child Labor

    • B. 

      Air and Water Pollution

    • C. 

      Loss of Traditional Culture

    • D. 

      Rights for Women

  • 2. 
    Which jobs made up the new middle class?
    • A. 

      Teachers, Doctors, and Factory Works

    • B. 

      Teachers, Business Owners, and Doctors

    • C. 

      Business Owners, Women, and Factory Workers

    • D. 

      Farmers, Business Owners, and Factory Workers

  • 3. 
    Imperialism is:
    • A. 

      The ruling of a territory by a distant nation.

    • B. 

      The trade of enslaved people.

    • C. 

      The domination of a weaker government, culture, and trade

    • D. 

      The conquest of a strong government by a weaker one

  • 4. 
    Africans remained dependent on Europeans because:
    • A. 

      Europeans ignored ethnic boundaries

    • B. 

      Africans were not allowed to work

    • C. 

      Africans lost their culture

    • D. 

      Europeans did not allow industrialization in Africa

  • 5. 
    Loss of language and traditional clothing is an example of: 
    • A. 

      Tribal Separation

    • B. 

      Abolishment of Culture

    • C. 

      Harsh working conditions

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 6. 
    What caused the majority of  India's citizens to live in poor, unsanitary conditions?
    • A. 

      The British Raj raised taxes at the same time people were losing their jobs.

    • B. 

      Indian citizens refused to pay taxes to the British Raj.

    • C. 

      The British Raj separated Hindu Indians and Muslim Indians.

    • D. 

      The British Raj decreased taxes at the same time people were losing their jobs.

  • 7. 
    Why did African tribes rely on griots to tell oral histories? 
    • A. 

      Griots were their grandparents.

    • B. 

      Most African languages did not have a written form.

    • C. 

      Africans were not allowed to read history books.

    • D. 

      Only griots could speak Arabic.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Indian and British economy was very closely linked

    • B. 

      Wealthy British people moved to England

    • C. 

      The British Government forced poor Indian citizens to live in poorhouses in England

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 9. 
    The African tradition that has survived to influence modern day music: 
    • A. 

      Storytelling

    • B. 

      Drumming

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the Above

  • 10. 
    A new, abundant energy source found in England. 
    • A. 

      Trees

    • B. 

      Steel

    • C. 

      Coal

    • D. 

      Steam

  • 11. 
    Of the following, which were inventions from the Industrial Revolution? 
    • A. 

      Steam Engine

    • B. 

      Caravel

    • C. 

      Sewing Machine

    • D. 

      Cotton Gin

  • 12. 
    The British Raj encouraged prejudices between Muslims and Hindus. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Why did factories want to hire children? 
    • A. 

      Children are small

    • B. 

      Children are paid more

    • C. 

      Children can do repetitive tasks

    • D. 

      Children are cheap to employ

  • 14. 
    Indirect rule means that no Africans or Indians were allowed a role in the government. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Fearing rebellion, the French government took over the East India Company. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Many enemy tribes were forced to live alongside each other in Africa. This led to wars like that between the Hutu and Tutsi tribes. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    European leaders met in ____________ to "carve up Africa."
  • 18. 
    Europeans used superior weapons to rule Africa by _________________.
  • 19. 
    ____________________ means to make small changes to a system that already exists.
  • 20. 
    Urbanization is the process of _____________ being formed as people begin working in central areas.
  • 21. 
    Factory workers were required to work in _________________ conditions.
  • 22. 
    The British Government set up ____________________ for people who lost their jobs and were forced to beg on the streets. 
  • 23. 
    During the 1900s, the Indian Independence Movement really took off. What were some problems Indians faced under the British Raj? Explain the reasons why Indians demanded their independence.