The Industrial Revolution. 🏭

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The Industrial Revolution.

The Industrial Revolution can be described as a period in which there was a shift in the making of goods by hand to the making of goods by the use of machines. The Industrial Revolution began in England in the 18th century and it rapidly spread throughout the entire Europe and to the United States of America, later on it spread to the rest of the world.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What replaced water power to drive the newly invented machinery?
    • A. 

      Manpower

    • B. 

      Steam.

    • C. 

      Horsepower.

    • D. 

      Electricity. 

  • 2. 
    Which statement is false about the factory system?
    • A. 

      Cheap, unskilled labor operated the machines.

    • B. 

      Machines produced items of equal quality.

    • C. 

      People worked only when they wanted to work.

  • 3. 
    Who invented the Spinning Jenny?
    • A. 

      Joseph Hodgson

    • B. 

      Jack Harwell

    • C. 

      James Hargreaves

  • 4. 
    Which industry was the first to gain machines?
    • A. 

      Transport industry. 

    • B. 

      Farming industry.

    • C. 

      Textile industry. 

  • 5. 
    What did the Cottage industry make?
    • A. 

      Dresses 👗 

    • B. 

      Cloth. 

    • C. 

      Wheat 🌾 

    • D. 

      Wool.

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