Trivia Facts Questions On Flour, Lumber, And Iron! Quiz

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Trivia Facts Questions On Flour, Lumber, And Iron! Quiz

Below are some trivia facts quiz on Flour, Lumber, and Iron. It is perfect for those of you who want to learn more about the manufacturing industry and how these three raw materials have been used in past years and currently. Do give it a try, and be sure to take up other quizzes on industrialization. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The process of developing large-scale, mechanical factories is known as
    • A. 

      Industrialization

    • B. 

      Industrialist

    • C. 

      Economy

  • 2. 
    The system for producing, distributing, and consuming or using goods and services is known as
    • A. 

      Industrialization

    • B. 

      Industrialist

    • C. 

      Economy

  • 3. 
    Which of the following people helped make Minneapolis the flour milling capital of the nation?
    • A. 

      Betty Crocker

    • B. 

      Charles Pilsbury

    • C. 

      Frederick Weyerhaeuser

  • 4. 
    The rich farmland of southern and western Minnesota had soil that was ideal for growing the preferred grain of flour millers, also known as ______________.
  • 5. 
    The men in the image are known as
    • A. 

      Log rollers

    • B. 

      River pigs

    • C. 

      Log drivers

  • 6. 
    The correct term for the man who sharpened the teeth on the saw blades in a lumber camp was ________________.
  • 7. 
    Lumberjacks worked six days a week and had Sundays free.  Which of the following things did they do on Sundays?  Check all that apply.
    • A. 

      They played cards.

    • B. 

      They cleaned the bunkhouse.

    • C. 

      They had lice races.

    • D. 

      They boiled their clothing to get rid of lice.

    • E. 

      They went to town.

    • F. 

      They wrote letters home.

  • 8. 
    The Mesabi Range in northern Minnesota is known for its deposits of iron ore.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    The terrible working conditions in the mines and the low wages caused the miners to join ____________  ________________.
  • 10. 
    Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Henry Oliver, J.P. Morgan, and the Merritt brothers were all known as
    • A. 

      Industrialists

    • B. 

      Labor unions

    • C. 

      Iron miners

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