Captains Of Industry Or Robber Barons

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What industry was armour in?

    • A.

      Steel and philanthropist

    • B.

      Cereal

    • C.

      Banking

    • D.

      Meat packing

    Correct Answer
    D. Meat packing
    Explanation
    Armour was in the meat packing industry. This can be inferred from the fact that the other options - steel and philanthropist, cereal, and banking - are unrelated to the meat packing industry.

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  • 2. 

    What industry was Marshall Field in?

    • A.

      NYC real estate

    • B.

      Merchant

    • C.

      Railroad

    • D.

      Oil

    Correct Answer
    B. Merchant
    Explanation
    Marshall Field was in the merchant industry. This means that he was involved in buying and selling goods, likely operating a store or stores where customers could purchase a variety of products.

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  • 3. 

    This person was in this industry...cereal?

    • A.

      Kellogg

    • B.

      Vanderbilt

    • C.

      Carnigie

    • D.

      Duke

    Correct Answer
    A. Kellogg
    Explanation
    Kellogg is the correct answer because the question mentions the industry of cereal. Kellogg is a well-known company in the cereal industry, famous for its breakfast cereals. The other options, Vanderbilt, Carnegie, and Duke, are not associated with the cereal industry and therefore are not the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    Gould was in what industry?

    Correct Answer
    railroad
    Explanation
    Gould was involved in the railroad industry.

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  • 5. 

    Astor was in what industry?

    Correct Answer
    NYC real estate
    Explanation
    Astor was involved in the NYC real estate industry.

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  • 6. 

    Vanderbilt was in the oil industry?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Vanderbilt was not in the oil industry. He was a prominent figure in the railroad industry during the 19th century. He amassed a fortune through his investments and consolidation of various railroad companies, becoming one of the wealthiest individuals in American history. However, he did not have any significant involvement in the oil industry.

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  • 7. 

    Carnegie was in the steel and Philanthropist industry?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Carnegie was indeed involved in the steel industry. He founded the Carnegie Steel Company, which became one of the largest and most successful steel companies in the world. Additionally, Carnegie was also a well-known philanthropist, using his wealth to fund various charitable causes and institutions. Therefore, the statement that Carnegie was in the steel and philanthropist industry is true.

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  • 8. 

    Duke was in the tobacco and steel industry?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The given statement suggests that Duke was involved in both the tobacco and steel industry. However, this statement is false. Duke is primarily associated with the tobacco industry, as the Duke family played a significant role in the American tobacco business. They founded the American Tobacco Company, which became one of the largest tobacco companies in the world. There is no evidence or historical connection between Duke and the steel industry. Therefore, the correct answer is false.

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  • 9. 

    J.P. Morgan was in the oil industry?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    J.P. Morgan was not directly involved in the oil industry. He was a prominent American financier and banker who played a significant role in the development of several industries, including banking, railroads, and steel. While he did have investments in various industries, there is no evidence to suggest that he had any direct involvement in the oil industry. Therefore, the statement "J.P. Morgan was in the oil industry" is false.

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  • 10. 

    J.D. Rockerfeller was in the banking buisiness?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    J.D. Rockefeller was not in the banking business. He was an American business magnate and philanthropist who primarily made his fortune in the oil industry. While he did have significant influence in the banking sector, particularly through his ownership of the Chase Manhattan Bank, he was not directly involved in the day-to-day operations of banking. Therefore, the statement that J.D. Rockefeller was in the banking business is false.

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