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\question The Industrial Revolution began shortly before\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice World War I (1914)
\CorrectChoice the American revolution (1776)
\choice the American civil war (1861)
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\question Cartwright built two textile factories. One of them\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice burned down
\CorrectChoice two of these are true
\choice is still in use today
\choice was transported to Germany
\choice was sabotaged by workers
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\question The purpose of Eli Whitney's cotton gin was to\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice clean cotton
\CorrectChoice remove seeds
\choice weave cotton
\choice pick cotton
\choice spin cotton
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\question Manchester acquired the nickname \_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_\_ during the early 19th century owing to its sprawl of \_\_\_\_\_\_\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\choice Coalopolis, coal mines
\choice Weavopolis, Weaving factories
\CorrectChoice Cottonopolis, textile factories
\choice Cokopolis, coke processing plants
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\question A major change in the metal industries during the era of the Industrial Revolution was the replacement of wood and other bio-fuels with coal. Compared to wood, coal required \ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\choice about the same labour to mine, but was more abundant than wood.
\CorrectChoice less labour to mine and was also more abundant.
\choice less labour to mine, but was less abundant (until the Rineland coal fields were discovered).
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\question Henry Cort developed rolling, which is 15 times \_\_\_\_\_ than \_\_\_\_\_\_\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice faster, hammering
\choice faster, puddling 
\choice cheaper, hammering
\choice cheaper, puddling
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\question Puddling involved \ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\choice stirring with a long rod and became much cheaper when steam engines replaced manual stirring
\choice the use of coke instead of coal greatly reduced the cost of producing pig iron
\choice the use of coke instead of coal and led to much strong iron
\CorrectChoice stirring with a long rod and was never successfully mechanised.
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\question For most of the period of the Industrial Revolution, the majority of industrial power was supplied by\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\choice steam and wind.
\choice water and steam.
\CorrectChoice water and wind.
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\question The ''Miner's Friend''\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice provided ventilation
\choice transported miners
\CorrectChoice pumped water
\choice was electrical lighting
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\question According to Wikipedia, the first large machine tool was used to\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice drill coal mines
\choice shape plates for ship hulls
\CorrectChoice bore cylinders for steam engines steam engines. 
\choice plane rails for railroads
\end{choices}

\question During the Industrial Revolution, the cost of producing sulfuric acid greatly improved by\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\CorrectChoice replacing glass containers with lead containers
\choice replacing iron containers with glass containers
\choice replacing glass containers with iron containers
\choice replacing lead containers with glass containers
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\question The Industrial Revolution lasted just under \_\_\_\_\_ years\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice 200
\choice 300
\choice 400
\choice 500
\CorrectChoice 100
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\question Early uses for sulphuric acid included\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice making cement and bleaching cloth
\choice producing dyes and bleaching cloth
\choice removing rust and making cement
\choice producing dyes and making cement
\CorrectChoice removing rust and bleaching cloth
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\question During the Industrial Revolution, the best Chemists were trained in\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice Great Britain
\CorrectChoice Germany
\choice United States
\choice Italy
\choice Sweden
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\question The dominant industry of the Industrial Revolution in terms of employment, output and invested capital was\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice railroads
\choice military spending
\choice farm equipment
\choice ship building
\CorrectChoice textiles
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\question What impact did the industrial revolution have on living standards of ordinary people, ''according to Wikipedia?''\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\CorrectChoice the question is a subject of controversy
\choice little or no growth in the first half, but enormous growth in the second half of the industrial revolution.
\choice sustained growth, for the first time in history
\choice little or no growth until much later (19th and 20th centuries)
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\question The industrial revolution began in\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice simultaneously in a variety of European nations
\choice Germany 
\choice simultaneously in Europe and the United States
\CorrectChoice Great Britain
\choice United States 
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\question Which is NOT one of the three areas of development that helped initiate the industrial revolution?\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice assembly lines
\choice textiles
\choice iron making
\choice steam power
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\question The Calico Acts were initially designed to protect\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\choice domestic cotton production
\CorrectChoice the woollen industry
\choice small manufacturers
\choice large manufacturers
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\question On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, women did the \_\_\_\_\_\_ and men did the \_\_\_\_\_\_\_.  If a loom was used, the work done by the women required \_\_\_\_\_\_ person hours.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice spinning, weaving, more
\choice spinning, weaving, fewer
\choice weaving, spinning, more
\choice weaving, spinning, fewer
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\question On the eve of the Industrial Revolution, when the textile industry was largely a cottage industry, men did the \_\_\_\_\_\_ and women did the \_\_\_\_\_\_\_.  If a loom was used, the work done by the men required \_\_\_\_\_\_ person hours.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863383}}}\fi
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\choice spinning, weaving, fewer
\CorrectChoice weaving, spinning, fewer
\choice weaving, spinning, more
\choice spinning, weaving, more
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