Social Studies Chapter 15

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 83

Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

A practice quiz over chapter 15

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Industrial Revolution
    • A. 

      Changed the way goods were made from hand to machines

    • B. 

      Machine that uses sharp blades to cut and harvest grain

  • 2. 
    Samuel Slater
    • A. 

      Built the first cotton gin

    • B. 

      British mechanic who brought the industrial revolution to the US with his yarn spinning machine

  • 3. 
    What is a free market?
    • A. 

      Producers of goods and services freely decide how to use resources in response to demand

    • B. 

      A person who starts and owns a business

  • 4. 
    Eli Whitney
    • A. 

      Invented the steam engine

    • B. 

      Invented the cotton gin

  • 5. 
    Cotton Gin
    • A. 

      Made cotton cheaper to produce by removing the seeds from the cotton. could clean up to 50 times more cotton than by hand

    • B. 

      Stabdard size parts thta could be easily changed majking repairs of equipment faster

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