Business, Industry And Urbanization

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Urbanization Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The two most important developments for industry in the late 1800s were _______ and ______.
    • A. 

      Gold and water

    • B. 

      Steel and iron

    • C. 

      Oil and steel

    • D. 

      Oil and corn

  • 2. 
    Who invented the light bulb?
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Alexander Graham Bell

    • C. 

      Neither of these

  • 3. 
    These two inventions allowed women to enter the workforce.
    • A. 

      Sewing machine and typewriter

    • B. 

      Typewriter and computer

    • C. 

      Telephone and Phonograph

  • 4. 
    AC =
  • 5. 
    DC =
  • 6. 
    The inventions of Edison, Bell, and others were important because they made new technology ____________.
    • A. 

      Cheap

    • B. 

      Accessible

    • C. 

      Newer

    • D. 

      Electric

  • 7. 
    Check all of the following that accurately describe a corporation:
    • A. 

      Has easily transferable stock

    • B. 

      Can be a limited liability company

    • C. 

      Is a huge company (money and employees)

    • D. 

      Pays corporate tax rates

  • 8. 
    The "oil baron" who created a monopoly was J_____ D. R__________. (type the full name, including the letters given)
  • 9. 
    The "steel baron" who created a monopoly was A_______ C_______. (type the full name, including the letters given)
  • 10. 
    Question 8's company became known as _______________.
    • A. 

      Steel Oil Trust

    • B. 

      Standard Oil Trust

    • C. 

      Exxon Mobil Oil Company

    • D. 

      Chevron Oil Company

  • 11. 
    Check all of the following that were technology "inventions" that drew people and jobs to the cities:
    • A. 

      Skyscrapers

    • B. 

      Cattle cars

    • C. 

      Electric transportation

    • D. 

      Elevator

    • E. 

      Typewriters

    • F. 

      City services

    • G. 

      Public transportation

  • 12. 
    this era became known as the ________ _________ because of how society's problems were masked.
    • A. 

      Oil Age

    • B. 

      Gilded Age

    • C. 

      Business Age

    • D. 

      Electric Age

  • 13. 
    These apartments were cramped and often held 4 or more families in one unit:
    • A. 

      Hall Houses

    • B. 

      Dorm Houses

    • C. 

      Tenement Houses

    • D. 

      Unit Houses