Western Civ.- Industrial Revolution

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Industrial Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

This is specifically to help for studying for the 9th grade Western Civ. Exam. . . But hopefully others will find it helpful!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What allowed the Industrial Revolution to begin?
    • A. 

      Enclosure, Agricultural Revolution, Stable Economy, Good Transportation

    • B. 

      Poor water supply, lack of natural resources, dwindling population

    • C. 

      No migration to cities, concentration of population in rural areas

  • 2. 
    How did the Industrial Revolution affect cities?
    • A. 

      Less Farmland- more urban areas

    • B. 

      Concentration of labor- migration to urban centers

    • C. 

      Dirty and polluted cities

    • D. 

      Constant presence of water- especially rivers

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    What was the effect of the Ind. Rev. on social classes?
    • A. 

      Decrease in social segregation, more unified and equal population

    • B. 

      The old nobility owned all the factors of production

    • C. 

      The middle class grew distinctly poorer

    • D. 

      The working class grew distinctly poorer

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best characterizes working conditions in the industrial revolution?
    • A. 

      Wonderful, lots of sunshine, happy people, everyone loved their job

    • B. 

      Not spectacular but worth the incredible salary

    • C. 

      Miserable, long, abusive, impoverished

  • 5. 
    Who advocated for fair working conditions, leading to the rise of labor unions?
  • 6. 
    What were some key traits of Conservatism? (think short, concise answers here)
  • 7. 
    Key traits of Liberalism
  • 8. 
    Key traits of Nationalism
  • 9. 
    Socialism
  • 10. 
    What were some of the causes of the revolutions of 1848?
    • A. 

      Feudalism

    • B. 

      Equal Representation

    • C. 

      Nationalism

    • D. 

      None of the above

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    How did Bismarck defeat France?
    • A. 

      A surprise attack

    • B. 

      Secret alliances with Germany

    • C. 

      An unexpected army

    • D. 

      Economic superiority

  • 12. 
    Who was more successful in the reforms between 1850 and 1870?
    • A. 

      Austria

    • B. 

      Russia