Unit 8: From Farms To Factories

13 Questions | Total Attempts: 174

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Manufacturing Quizzes & Trivia

The Industrial Revolution was the use of machinery to make items quicker than people could make them. During this time people started to buy more things instead of making them due to the manufacturing and industry.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The city of Patterson was named after Governor William Paterson.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Millers were people who
    • A. 

      Worked in grocery stores.

    • B. 

      Owned and ran mills.

    • C. 

      Worked on steamboats.

  • 3. 
    Wheat was a crop that could be ground into flour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Who developed the first American Steamboat?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      John Fitch

    • C. 

      Samuel Morse

  • 5. 
    A canal is
    • A. 

      A manufacturing city

    • B. 

      Money paid to workers.

    • C. 

      A waterway made by people rather than by nature that directed water from the river to the town.

  • 6. 
    The name of the two canals that are in New Jersey that we talked about in this Unit were:
    • A. 

      The Bridgewater Canal and The Raritan Canal

    • B. 

      The Morris Canal and The Delaware and Raritan Canal

  • 7. 
    During the Industrial Revolution people were able to use machinery to make items quicker than people could by hand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    A system of dots and dashes used for a telegraph machine was called
    • A. 

      Email

    • B. 

      Morse Code

    • C. 

      Vail Code

  • 9. 
    Robert Stevens
    • A. 

      Built the "John Bull" locomotive.

    • B. 

      Invented the iron track.

    • C. 

      Was Colonel John Steven's son.

    • D. 

      ALL OF THE CHOICES ARE TRUE

  • 10. 
    The Delaware and Raritan Canal connected the Delaware and Raritan Rivers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The person who helped Samuel Morse make the telegraph and Morse Code was
    • A. 

      Alfred Vail

    • B. 

      Mr. Evancho

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 12. 
    Raw materials are
    • A. 

      Materials that have not yet been processed or changed (such as logs, minerals, or sheep's wool

    • B. 

      Cities that formed around mills.

    • C. 

      A body of water dug by hand to connect rivers.

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