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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Industrialization Questions

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Grade 9 Industrialization
During what period did the quality of life improve through production, sanitation, nutritionally, and medically?
  1. hunter-gatherer period
  2. Industrial Revolution
  3. agricultural revolution
  4. all of the above
Grade 9 Industrialization
Grade 9 Industrialization
Who built the first paddle-wheeled steamboat?
  1. Henry Ford
  2. Robert Fulton
  3. James Watt
  4. Robert Owen
Grade 9 Industrialization
Which of the following entrepreneurs built Standard Oil by buying out most of his competitors?
  1. Andrew Carnegie
  2. John D. Rockefeller
  3. Cornelius Vanderbilt
  4. J.P. Morgan
Grade 9 Industrialization
What did Eli Whitney invent in 1793?
  1. Reaper
  2. Sower
  3. Plow
  4. Cotton Gin
Grade 9 Industrialization
Grade 9 Industrialization
Which of the following was NOT an important factor of the Industrial Revolution in America?
  1. many people who were available to work in factories
  2. American inventors creativity was rewarded
  3. an abundance of natural resources like coal, forests, and water
  4. the lack of immigrants coming to america for work
Grade 9 Industrialization
Which of the following is a good definition for a labor union?
  1. a group of factory workers who gather together to negotiate for better working conditions
  2. a group of factory workers who help set prices of goods
  3. The managers of factories who make decisions that impact workers
  4. The owners of similar companies who set goals for business
Grade 9 Industrialization
Who discovered the first radio active element, radium?
  1. Emmeline Pankhurst
  2. Betsy Ross
  3. Claude Monet
  4. Marie Curie
Grade 9 Industrialization
This invention revolutionized the steel industry by making it cheap and strong.
  1. Pasteurization process
  2. homogenization
  3. Bessemer Process
  4. Otis Pulley system
Grade 9 Industrialization
Grade 9 Industrialization
Which of the Following is NOT an example of capitalism?
  1. free market and supply and demand
  2. competition
  3. government control of production and property
  4. unequal distribution of wealth
  5. the poor can become rich through hard work
Grade 9 Industrialization
Which of the following entrepreneurs built Standard Oil by buying out most of his competitors?
  1. Andrew Carnegie
  2. John D. Rockefeller
  3. Cornelius Vanderbilt
  4. J.P. Morgan
  5. Henry Ford
Grade 9 Industrialization
What does the economic term laissez-faire mean?
  1. Heavy government involvement in business
  2. some government involvement in business
  3. no government involvement in business
  4. moderate government regulation through laws
Grade 9 Industrialization
Andrew Carnegie, the Steel Industry billionaire, wrote the " Gospel of Wealth" which promoted the idea that the wealthy should
  1. give aid or money directly to the poor
  2. devote their time to public welfare
  3. donate a large part of their wealth to religious institutions
  4. use their money to improve society
Grade 9 Industrialization
A person who believes in the Social Darwinist theory of survival of the fittest would agree that
  1. poor people should get help from the government
  2. rich nations should give aid to poor nations
  3. individuals should succeed through their own efforts
  4. government should tax the rich to help the poor
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