Coach Arns Chapter ?

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is an entrepreneur?
    • A. 

      A person who plans marriages

    • B. 

      A person who creates a business

    • C. 

      A type of engineer

    • D. 

      A teacher from the Middle Ages

    • E. 

      A Renaissance artist

  • 2. 
    During the Industrial Revolution, which class created the most new wealth? 
    • A. 

      The lower-class

    • B. 

      The middle-class

    • C. 

      The nobility

    • D. 

      The working class

    • E. 

      The college class

  • 3. 
    In 1819 the British government passed the first Factory Act. Prior to that how much control did the government have over child labor?
    • A. 

      Very little

    • B. 

      A lot

    • C. 

      Complete government control

    • D. 

      Only for overtime

  • 4. 
    Before laws controlled the work week, what was the average time someone spent working in a factory each day?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      20

    • E. 

      22

  • 5. 
    Where was the most dangerous place to work?
    • A. 

      Furniture factory

    • B. 

      Textile factory

    • C. 

      Coal mine

    • D. 

      Farm

    • E. 

      School

  • 6. 
    What is the average lifespan for a person in the industrial city of Manchester England in 1842?
    • A. 

      17 years

    • B. 

      27 years

    • C. 

      37 years

    • D. 

      47 years

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a positive effect of the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      An increase in the production of goods

    • B. 

      A raise in the standard of living

    • C. 

      More jobs for workers

    • D. 

      Progress in innovation

    • E. 

      Death of children in factories

  • 8. 
    What powered the first locomotive?
    • A. 

      Batteries

    • B. 

      Electricity

    • C. 

      Steam

    • D. 

      Nuclear

    • E. 

      Direct current

  • 9. 
    Who was the mathematical instrument maker who figured out a way to make the steam engine work faster?
    • A. 

      Robert Fulton

    • B. 

      John McAdam

    • C. 

      James Watt

    • D. 

      Francis Forrester

    • E. 

      Ben Aim

  • 10. 
    Which industry spurred other industrial improvements?
    • A. 

      The textile industry

    • B. 

      The automobile industry

    • C. 

      The airplane industry

    • D. 

      The cobbler industry

    • E. 

      The iPhone industry

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