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Industrial Revolution (Grades 11-12)

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Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution began in which country?
  1. Germany
  2. England
  3. Spain
  4. Italy
Prior to the Industrial Revolution, individuals made their own goods for use or sale in a practice called the                                           .
Which industry was the first to make use of the Industrial Revolution's advancements?
  1. steel making
  2. railroads
  3. farming
  4. textiles
Around what year did the Industrial Revolution begin?
  1. 1700
  2. 1760
  3. 1800
  4. 1840
Which machine allowed workers to make more than one spool of yarn at a time?
  1. cotton Gin
  2. rolling Mill
  3. power loom
  4. spinning jenny
Power looms were used to separate cotton fibers from the seeds.
  1. True
  2. False
Who invented the cotton gin?
  1. Eli Whitney
  2. James Watt
  3. Isaac Newton
  4. James Hargreaves
James Watt invented the steam engine.
  1. True
  2. False
What impact did the steam engine have on the Industrial Revolution?

During the Industrial Revolution, coal replaced wood and charcoal as the main industrial fuel source.
  1. True
  2. False
Which machine allowed metal to be produced in sheets of a uniform thickness?
  1. rolling mill
  2. blast furnace
  3. spinning jenny
  4. puddling furnace
What are machine tools?

Who created the first steamboat?
  1. James Watt
  2. John Smeaton
  3. Robert Fulton
  4. Robert Stephenson
By 1800, railroads were being used to transport goods across England.
  1. True
  2. False
Both life expectancy and wages rose during the Industrial Revolution.
  1. True
  2. False
Many people left farms and went to cities to find work in factories in a process called                  .
  1. urbanization
  2. factory system
  3. conglomeration
  4. industrialization
During the Industrial Revolution, children often worked long shifts in dangerous conditions.
  1. True
  2. False
                    were a group of skilled weavers who destroyed power looms out of fear that they would be replaced by lower paid and less skilled workers.
  1. Utopians
  2. Luddites
  3. Weaver's Guild
  4. Lace Worker's Union
During the Industrial Revolution which environmental factor caused the peppered moths in England to go from being primarily colored light grey to black?

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