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Industrial Revolution Quizzes & Trivia

It is arguably among the first steps taken by humanity towards the developed societies that we have nowadays. The industrial revolution saw the introduction of some of the basic utilities of mankind and some of the most famous inventions. Up until then, people would not use anything else but their hands in crafting goods whereas at the end, machines were already becoming the standard.

Here are a few sample questions: What was the name of the great English inventor responsible for the perfection of the steam engine? What was the element that replaced wood as the primary fuel? What was the year when the spinning jenny was invented? So take a few minutes and answer these questions about one of the defining period in our history.
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    What was Jason Watt's contribution to industrialize in England?

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    England passed laws to make sure the United States could not make the machines they had.  They didn't want competition with our country.  One man was able to get around these laws.  Which is NOT a way Samuel Slater managed to build England's machines in America?
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Industrial Revolution Questions & Answers


What were some of the companies that dominated the industrial economy of the late 1800s?
Some of the biggest companies that dominated the industrial economy in the 1800’s include Standard Oil Company (John D. Rockefeller), Carnegie Steel (Andrew Carnegie), New York Central Railroad Company (Cornelius Vanderbilt), and the banking
Which major movement in European history started with the idea expressed in the following statement? “Christians should be taught that he who gives to a poor man or lends to a needy man does...
The correct answer to this question is D, Protestant Reformation, which was a 16th century Western Christianity movement. This movement occured in Europe. The Protestant Reformation started in 1517 with Martin Luther's "Ninety-Five Theses",
What caused the Industrial Revolution?
The Industrial Revolution came about when machines started to replace hand made products. Businesses found they could be much more efficient using machines to do the majority of the work in production. Cities started to see factories develop and beco
What was a benefit of the railroad in Britain?
It offered cheap transportation for materials and goods.