Industrial Revolution Quiz Questions

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Industrial Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Where did the Industrial Revolution begin?
    • A. 

      United States

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Africa

    • D. 

      China

  • 2. 
    Effects of industrialization included which of the following?
    • A. 

      Increased unemployment

    • B. 

      Rapid urbanization

    • C. 

      Safer working conditions

    • D. 

      Shorter work days

  • 3. 
    Eight-hour work days, improved safety measures, and the outlawing of child labor were all accomplishments fought for by?
    • A. 

      Labor unions

    • B. 

      Mutual-aid societies

    • C. 

      Business leaders

    • D. 

      The bourgeois

  • 4. 
    Cities grew by the millions due to the?
    • A. 

      Decreased mobility of urban dwellers

    • B. 

      Existence of government housing subsidies

    • C. 

      Promise of available employment

    • D. 

      Existence of a drought throughout the nation's rural area

  • 5. 
    Which group of people helped channel worker's anger away from revolution and toward social reform?
    • A. 

      The factory owners

    • B. 

      The Methodists

    • C. 

      The Luddites

    • D. 

      The Utopians

  • 6. 
    What were illegal at the start of the Industrial Revolution, but workers still tried to initiate reforms?
    • A. 

      Urbanizations

    • B. 

      Contaminated

    • C. 

      Tenements

    • D. 

      Labor Unions

  • 7. 
    Which of the following was NOT a danger of being a miner?
    • A. 

      Explosions and flooding in mines

    • B. 

      Coal dust harming your lungs

    • C. 

      Working in darkness

    • D. 

      Clean working conditions

  • 8. 
    One problem for the industrial working class poor was that the drinking water had this problem?
    • A. 

      Contaminated

    • B. 

      Urbanized

    • C. 

      Tenement

    • D. 

      Stressed

  • 9. 
    Which group benefited the most from the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      The working class

    • B. 

      Farmers

    • C. 

      The nobility

    • D. 

      The middle class

  • 10. 
    Workers often packed into tiny ____________ as they struggled to survive in the slums?
    • A. 

      Contaminations

    • B. 

      Tenements

    • C. 

      Labor unions

    • D. 

      Cottages