Industrial Revolution Trivia Questions

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Industrial Revolution Trivia Questions - Quiz

Take this quiz and learn about industrial revolution, system of production and machine.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The _____ was a fundamental change in the way goods were produced, from human labor to machines.
    • A. 

      A. assembly line

    • B. 

      B. Commercial Revolution

    • C. 

      C. Industrial Revolution

    • D. 

      D. steam engine

  • 2. 
    Which of the following statements is not true about the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      A. Decline in factory-based manufacturing

    • B. 

      B. Increased use of metals and minerals

    • C. 

      C. Machines were invented which replaced human labor

    • D. 

      D. New energy sources were developed to power the new machinery

  • 3. 
    What term describes people leaving farms to live and work in cities?
    • A. 

      A. emigration

    • B. 

      B. immigration

    • C. 

      C. rural-to-urban migration

    • D. 

      D. suburbanization

  • 4. 
    4. Which of the following statements is not true about the domestic system of production (a.k.a. the putting-out system)?
    • A. 

      A. Businesspeople delivered raw materials to workers’ homes

    • B. 

      B. Businesspeople picked up finished goods and paid workers based on the number of items made

    • C. 

      C. Workers manufactured goods in their own homes using their own tools

    • D. 

      D. Workers manufactured products in large urban factories

  • 5. 
    What country is recognized as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      A. France

    • B. 

      B. Germany

    • C. 

      C. Great Britain

    • D. 

      D. United States

  • 6. 
    England’s vast _____ reserves powered steam engines.
    • A. 

      A. coal

    • B. 

      B. oil

    • C. 

      C. timber

    • D. 

      D. uranium

  • 7. 
    _____ was the basic building block of large machines, railroad tracks, trains, and ships.
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

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