World History - Chapter 25 Test The Industrial Revolution

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Industrial Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

A summary of students' knowledge of the Industrial Revolution (including the revolution in arts).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Decreased mobility of urban dwellers

    • B. 

      Existence of government housing subsidies

    • C. 

      Promise of available employment

    • D. 

      Existence of a drought throughout the nation's rural area

  • 2. 
    What were illegal at the start of the Industrial Revolution, but workers still tried to initiate reforms?
    • A. 

      Urbanizations

    • B. 

      Contaminated

    • C. 

      Tenements

    • D. 

      Labor Unions

  • 3. 
    Which of the following was NOT a danger of being a miner?
    • A. 

      Explosions and flooding in mines

    • B. 

      Coal dust harming your lungs

    • C. 

      Working in darkness

    • D. 

      Clean working conditions

  • 4. 
    One problem for the industrial working class poor was that the drinking water had this problem?
    • A. 

      Contaminated

    • B. 

      Urbanized

    • C. 

      Tenement

    • D. 

      Stressed

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The working class

    • B. 

      Farmers

    • C. 

      The nobility

    • D. 

      The middle class

  • 6. 
    Workers often packed into tiny ____________ as they struggled to survive in the slums?
    • A. 

      Contaminations

    • B. 

      Tenements

    • C. 

      Labor unions

    • D. 

      Cottages

  • 7. 
    Which group of people helped channel worker's anger away from revolution and toward social reform?
    • A. 

      The factory owners

    • B. 

      The Methodists

    • C. 

      The Luddites

    • D. 

      The Utopians

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Increased unemployment

    • B. 

      Rapid urbanization

    • C. 

      Safer working conditions

    • D. 

      Shorter work days

  • 9. 
    Eight-hour work days, improved safety measures, and the outlawing of child labor were all accomplishments fought for by?
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      Mutual-aid societies

    • C. 

      Business leaders

    • D. 

      The bourgeois

  • 10. 
    Where did the Industrial Revolution begin?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      China

  • 11. 
    Seed drill invented by who?
    • A. 

      Robert Bakewell

    • B. 

      Jethro Tull

  • 12. 
    Selective Breeding
  • 13. 
    John Kay
  • 14. 
    James Hargreaves
  • 15. 
    Abraham Darby
    • A. 

      Coal to coke for lighting

    • B. 

      Steam locomotive

  • 16. 
    Henry Cort
  • 17. 
    Edmund Cartwright
  • 18. 
    Eli Whitney
  • 19. 
    Steam engine innovator
  • 20. 
    Steamship
  • 21. 
    Macadam Road
  • 22. 
  • 23. 
    Wireless Telegraph/Radio
  • 24. 
    Nitroglycerin
  • 25. 
    Issac Singer
  • 26. 
    Lowell, MA
  • 27. 
    "High pop. of people will always be poor"
  • 28. 
    Natural Law of Economics
  • 29. 
    Utilitarianism founder
  • 30. 
    Feminist Utopian Socialist
  • 31. 
    • A. 

      By buying smaller companies or driving them out of business

    • B. 

      By creating partnerships with national banks

    • C. 

      By establishing multinational corporations throughout the globe

    • D. 

      By lobbying national governments for favorable legislation

  • 32. 
    Buildings where people came to use machines were called:
    • A. 

      Factories

    • B. 

      Stores

    • C. 

      Outlets

    • D. 

      Globalization

  • 33. 
    What was Jason Watt's contribution to industrialize in England?
    • A. 

      He invented a less expenisive way to manufacture steel.

    • B. 

      He invented a more efficient steam engine.

    • C. 

      He invented the internal combustion engine.

    • D. 

      He invented the method of interchangable parts

  • 34. 
    The first person to bring the knowledge of machines to America was:
    • A. 

      Henry Bessimer

    • B. 

      Samuel Slater

    • C. 

      James Watts

    • D. 

      Andrew Carnagie

  • 35. 
    The first machines were powered by: 
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Wood

  • 36. 
    What changed as a result of the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      People moved from cities to farms in the country.

    • B. 

      People spent more time with their families.

    • C. 

      People moved from small farms to towns and cities.

    • D. 

      People started enjoying vacations.

  • 37. 
    What invention made the  steel industry more successeful?
    • A. 

      Interchangable parts

    • B. 

      The Bessemer process

    • C. 

      The internal combustion engine

    • D. 

      The iron ore inductor

  • 38. 
    The invention of machine tools that could create part after the part after part of the same size and shape allowed for the use of 
    • A. 

      Highly skilled employees

    • B. 

      Interchangable parts

    • C. 

      Interlocking joints

    • D. 

      More effecient power loans

  • 39. 
    What machine wove cloth and ended the cottage industries?
    • A. 

      The Power Loom

    • B. 

      The Cotton Gin

    • C. 

      The External Combustion Engine

    • D. 

      The Internal Combustion Engine

  • 40. 
    What region was the center of the American Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      The Southeast

    • B. 

      The Midwest

    • C. 

      The Mid Atlantic

    • D. 

      New England

  • 41. 
    The demand for coal increased as a result of the:
    • A. 

      Gossamer Engine

    • B. 

      Hydropowered Engine

    • C. 

      Lowell Engine

    • D. 

      Steam Engine

  • 42. 
    Which of the following was a factor which allowed for the development of mass production?
    • A. 

      The creation of more sophisticated advertising strategies

    • B. 

      The specialization of workers in a single step of manufacturing process

    • C. 

      The use of chemical fertalizers and mechanized reapers and harvesters

    • D. 

      The creation of vertical monopolies across a single industry

  • 43. 
    The American car maker Henry Ford was the first large-scale manufacturer to use
    • A. 

      Interchangable parts

    • B. 

      Unskilled workers in a single step of the production process

    • C. 

      The assembly line method of production

    • D. 

      The corporate business structure

  • 44. 
    What was one effect of the mechanization of agriculture?
    • A. 

      Many farmers abandoned the raising of livestock

    • B. 

      Farmers needed more acreage to produce the same amount of food as before

    • C. 

      Fewer farmers were needed to grow food.

    • D. 

      Small landholders started weaving cloth.

  • 45. 
    During the enclosure movement in England, landowners
    • A. 

      Expanded the private property rights of their tenants

    • B. 

      Funded the manufacturing ventures of men who lived on their land

    • C. 

      Sold their land to small farmers who had previously rented it

    • D. 

      Took away land from the people who could not prove ownership

  • 46. 
    The Industrial Revolution began in
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      America

    • C. 

      England

    • D. 

      France

  • 47. 
    Which of the following was NOT a result of The Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      A decrease in child labor

    • B. 

      Pollution

    • C. 

      The use of clocks

    • D. 

      An increase in the middle class

  • 48. 
    With the spinning mule 1 person could do the same work as 3 thousand people
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    The Luddites started a riot and tried to destroy the new textile machines that had put them out of business. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    During the Industrial Revolution, the population moved from the cities to the countryside.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    During the Industrial Revolution, people changed from ___________ to working in factories.
  • 53. 
    An economical change during the Industrial Revolution was that there was increased exports and imports of raw materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    Housing during the Industrial Revolution was:
    • A. 

      Clean

    • B. 

      Crowded

    • C. 

      Built well

    • D. 

      Comfortable

    • E. 

      Unhygenic

  • 55. 
    How did transport change during the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      It became more expensive

    • B. 

      It was faster

    • C. 

      It used steam technology

    • D. 

      It involved the development of canals

    • E. 

      They didn't use locomitives anymore

  • 56. 
    • A. 

      Demand for large amounts of raw materials

    • B. 

      Exploitation of children in factories and mines

    • C. 

      Low wages given to most workers

    • D. 

      Improved manufacturing techniques

    • E. 

      Workers suffer health problems from poor working conditions

  • 57. 
    A revolution is:
    • A. 

      A day of revolt

    • B. 

      A period of no change

    • C. 

      A dramatic change

  • 58. 
    • A. 

      A machine that used water power to create continuous, strong threads of yarn

    • B. 

      A machine that people used to make cotton into thread

    • C. 

      A machine with a mechanically driven needle for sewing or stitching cloth

    • D. 

      An invention that allowed weavers to weave faster and weave wider fabrics

  • 59. 
    STEEP stands for:
    • A. 

      Social

    • B. 

      Emotional

    • C. 

      Economical

    • D. 

      Political

    • E. 

      Psychological

    • F. 

      Technological

    • G. 

      Environmental

    • H. 

      Transferable