World History Chapter 21 Online Quiz

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Quiz over Chapter 21, Life in the Industrial Age


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  • 1. 
    Russia didn't industrialize as quickly as other nations because it lacked:
    • A. 

      Political stability

    • B. 

      Expertise

    • C. 

      Technology

    • D. 

      Capital

  • 2. 
    An artist of the mid 1800s who portrayed the harsh lives of slum dwellers was probably using which artistic style?
    • A. 

      Realism

    • B. 

      Impressionism

    • C. 

      Neoclassicism

    • D. 

      Romanticism

  • 3. 
    Romanticism can be described as  a revolt against the Enlightenment's emphasis on:
    • A. 

      Religion

    • B. 

      Reason

    • C. 

      Legends

    • D. 

      The past

  • 4. 
    What theory applied the idea of natural selection to the development of business and society?
    • A. 

      Social gospel

    • B. 

      Social Darwinism

    • C. 

      Capitalism

    • D. 

      Socialism

  • 5. 
    The population of Europe exploded between 1800 and 1900 largely because of:
    • A. 

      Cities eliminated slums and tenements

    • B. 

      Couples had more and more children

    • C. 

      Medical advances causing decline in death rate

    • D. 

      Couples began having kids at an earlier age

  • 6. 
    a production method in which workers repeatedly perform one task in the manufacturing process:
    • A. 

      Interchangeable parts

    • B. 

      Bessemer process

    • C. 

      The assembly line

    • D. 

      Cottage industries

  • 7. 
    What did Mathew B. Brady accomplish in the area of visual arts?
    • A. 

      His pictures captured beauty of nature

    • B. 

      He created postimpressionist pictures

    • C. 

      He photographed cathedrals in Europe

    • D. 

      He took realistic pictures of the Civil War

  • 8. 
    Which of the following were writers of the realism movement?
    • A. 

      Edgar Degas, Georges Seurat

    • B. 

      William Wordsworth, Mary Shelley

    • C. 

      Gustave Courbet, Thomas Eakins

    • D. 

      Charles Dickens, Victor Hugo

  • 9. 
    What limited the effectiveness of women involved in the temperance movement?
    • A. 

      They were too focused on the suffrage movement

    • B. 

      They were too busy with their families to support causes

    • C. 

      They couldn't vote and were barred from most schools

    • D. 

      They didn't want to get involved in political issues

  • 10. 
    What invention did the internal combustion engine make possible?
    • A. 

      Fulton's steam boat

    • B. 

      The Wright Brothers' airplane

    • C. 

      Morse's telegraph

    • D. 

      Faraday's electric motor