22 - CHAPTER 22 The Revolution in Energy and Industry...

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CHAPTER 22 The Revolution in Energy and Industry SELF-TEST MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS Do not assume that these questions will appear on any examination. It is recommended that you not memorize these questions, but use them only as a self - test. Answers are at the end of this book. 1. In the 1830s, the most technologically advanced country in the world was a. Belgium. b. the United States. c. France. d. Britain. e. Prussia. 2. Which of the following was a period of falling real wages for English workers? a. 1792 - 1815 b. 1815 - 1850 c. 1840 - 1850 d. 1850 - 1890 e. 1890 - 1910 3. Which of the following was used by continental countries to meet British competition? a. Government support of trade unions b. The adoption of free trade c. Closing the doors to skilled British workers d. Exchanging the secrets of technology with one another e. Government grants and loans 4. Which of the following was most likely to characterize a cottage worker? a. Worked at his or her own pace b. Never worked alongside other members of his or her family c. Worked at a steady and constant rate d. Lived in a large city e. Would probably prefer factory work to domestic industry work 5. Which of the following contributed to England s early industrialization? a. Colonial trade b. Very weak central banking system c. Strong monarchy d. High food prices due to inadequate crops e. A domestic market with many local protective barriers 6. The energy crisis of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was solved by reliance on a. wood. b. coal and steam. c. electricity. d. wind power. e. water power. 7. According to Friedrich List, the promotion of industry a. was dangerous for the well - being of the peasants. b. was vital for the defense of the nation.
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c. was detrimental to good social order. d. increased the poverty of the population. e. required free trade among nations. 8. The most significant technological advance made during the Industrial Revolution was the a. first large factory. b. cotton - spinning jenny. c. steam engine. d. water frame. e. windmill 9. Which of the following was passed by the British Parliament to outlaw unions and strikes? a. The Reform Act of 1832 b. The Factory Act of 1833 c. The Combination Acts d. The Mines Act of 1842 e. The Grand National Consolidated Trades Union Act 10. The Industrial Revolution in France a. developed at a faster pace than it did in Germany. b. developed more rapidly than in Britain. c. occurred largely prior to 1780. d. was dramatically accelerated by the French Revolution. e. lagged behind that of Britain. 11. The growth of the railroad caused all of the following except a. increased labor mobility. b. a reduction in the cost of overland freight. c. an increase in the demand for cottage industry goods.
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