Industrial Revolution Quiz 2018

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  • 1. 
    The switch from handmade to machine made goods was called _________________________.  (Mass Production or Industrial Revolution) Select one to type as your answer
  • 2. 
    Urbanization: _____________Immigration: movement to new country 
    • A. 

      Movement to cities

    • B. 

      Movement to farms

    • C. 

      Movement of peoples across Europe

    • D. 

      Movement to USA

  • 3. 
    Select the nation where the Industrial Revolution began.
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      England

  • 4. 
    What is a cottage industry? 
    • A. 

      Improved working conditions for those who worked in factories

    • B. 

      Using large machines in a home setting rather than a factory

    • C. 

      Working and making goods at home rather than in large factories

    • D. 

      Making cottages in factories

  • 5. 
    Select the invention that does not belong with the First Industrial Revolution of England.
    • A. 

      Steam engine

    • B. 

      Spinning jenny

    • C. 

      Cotton gin

    • D. 

      Elevator

  • 6. 
    The Enclosure Movement had a negative effect on poor farmers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Use the following statement about Latin American Revolutions in order to answer the question below: Do not compare the enemy’s physical forces with your own. The physical cannot compare with spirit. They are animals, you are humans. They are enslaved, you are liberated. You will win if you fight. Because God makes those who persevere victorious. Based on the quote, what did Bolivar believe?– Simón Bolívar (paraphrase)
    • A. 

      Freedom from foreign rule was necessary to address local economic problems.

    • B. 

      Latin American rebels would succeed despite the inferior power/technologies of military

    • C. 

      Independence movements need to remake(change) society and liberate nations

    • D. 

      Catholic Church should play an important role in reforming societies

  • 8. 
    Select the main problem that working people faced during the Industrial Revolution.
    • A. 

      Poor working conditions, long hours, dangerous & loud machinery

    • B. 

      Use of child labor

    • C. 

      Dirty neighborhoods- pollution, disease, trash in streets

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 9. 
    Which statement would best describe the working conditions that people encountered during the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      Workers spent long hours in the factories, often fourteen hours a day, six days a week

    • B. 

      The work was repetitive and boring, people would fall asleep on the job

    • C. 

      Work was dangerous so they set up sick leave for those who were injured

    • D. 

      Children under the age of 15 were not allowed to work because the machines were dangerous and loud

  • 10. 
    Determine which of the following resources would not be a reason why England served as the center of the Industrial Revolution  
    • A. 

      Population

    • B. 

      Rivers

    • C. 

      Coal and iron

    • D. 

      Trees

  • 11. 
    The negative impact/effects of the Industrial Revolution could be best described as? 
    • A. 

      Pollution- water and air

    • B. 

      Growth of the middle class

    • C. 

      Child labor

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 12. 
    Life in the tenements could be best described as.... 
    • A. 

      Overcrowded with several people living in one room

    • B. 

      A new way of living in the city

    • C. 

      Homes that were designed for comfort and luxury

    • D. 

      Tenements were within walking distance to the textile mills

  • 13. 
    The invention of the cotton gin increased the need for cotton and slave labor.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    By the mid 1800's where did most people live in England? 
    • A. 

      Farms

    • B. 

      Along rivers

    • C. 

      Near the coast

    • D. 

      Cities

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