Key Inventors Of The Industrial Revolution

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Key Inventors of the Industrial Revolution


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following inventors/scientists did NOT make an important discovery in the period of the Industrial Revolution?
    • A. 

      Steve Jobs

    • B. 

      Albert Einstein

    • C. 

      The Wright Brothers

    • D. 

      Thomas Edison

  • 2. 
    Thomas Edison invented many things.  One of them was the __________________.
    • A. 

      Cotton gin

    • B. 

      Internet

    • C. 

      Air plane

    • D. 

      Incandescent light bulb

  • 3. 
    Who invented the first manned flying machine? 
    • A. 

      Charles Lindbergh

    • B. 

      William E. Boeing

    • C. 

      Thomas Edison

    • D. 

      The Wright Brothers

  • 4. 
    What is this illustration an example of?
    • A. 

      Telephone

    • B. 

      Telegraph

    • C. 

      Phonograph

    • D. 

      Movie player

  • 5. 
    This scientist theory of relativity changed the way people viewed the world with this equation.  Who created this equation?
    • A. 

      Thomas Edison

    • B. 

      Orville Wright

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Batman

  • 6. 
    Where did the Wright Brothers have their first successful manned flight?
    • A. 

      Charleston, South Carolina

    • B. 

      Washington, D.C.

    • C. 

      Kitty Hawk, North Carolina

    • D. 

      Atlanta, Georgia

  • 7. 
    How long did the first recorded manned flight The Wright Brothers last?
    • A. 

      12 minutes

    • B. 

      12 seconds

    • C. 

      In never got off the ground

    • D. 

      4 hours

  • 8. 
    What big project did Albert Einstein help with when he was a  physicist (scientist)?
    • A. 

      Creating the atomic bomb (nuclear bomb)

    • B. 

      Building the time bomb

    • C. 

      Creating a faster train

    • D. 

      Building taller buildings out of steel

  • 9. 
    The phonograph was the first invention that ___________________.
    • A. 

      Let people make long distance phone calls

    • B. 

      Recorded TV shows

    • C. 

      Played recorded music at a persons home

    • D. 

      Played movies on the big screen

  • 10. 
    What were the names of the 2 telephone companies that Alexander Graham Bell created?
    • A. 

      Bell Telephone Company

    • B. 

      United Telephones of America

    • C. 

      Telephones of the United States

    • D. 

      American Telephone and Telegraph

    • E. 

      All American Telephone and Telegraph

  • 11. 
    READ VERY CAREFULLYThomas Edison created a company that provided oil  called General Electric.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Wright Brothers started the Aircraft Industry.  They were the 1st to create the very first __________________________.
    • A. 

      Could make it to outer space

    • B. 

      Could fly with 2 engines

    • C. 

      Had a person on the plane flying it

    • D. 

      Had a man control the plane from the ground

  • 13. 
    What are some ways that Thomas Edison and the invention of the electric generator helped improve life in America.  (CHOOSE 2)
    • A. 

      Factories could stay open at night to increase productivity of consumer goods

    • B. 

      Police could now see better to capture criminals

    • C. 

      New technology made life at home much easier and allowed more free time

    • D. 

      Hospitals can not save people from dying

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