Directions: Choose the letter of the best answer. 1 What was a direct effect of increased food production during Europe’s Agricultural Revolution? A New markets opened. B Overseas trade increased. C The population increased. D Excess food was wasted. 2 During the 1600s, Europe developed a thriving economy based on A barter. B money. C banking. D factories. 3 A defining feature of Europe’s Industrial Revolution was that many commercial goods were A purchased in overseas markets. B manufactured in less developed countries. C sold without economic barriers such as tariffs. D made by machine rather than by hand. 4 A geographic advantage of England in the Industrial Revolution was its A natural harbors. B national bank. C central location in Europe. D central mountain range. 5 The “Black Country” of England was known for its A forest fires. B smoke from coal. C fast-flowing rivers. D political stability. 6 What was one important power source for factories in 18th-century England? A gas B electricity C oil D water Directions: Choose the letter of the best answer. 1 What impact did the steam engine have on the growth of industry? A permitted merchants to reach new markets B ended dependence on ocean transport C reduced pollution compared with coal D provided an efficient source of power 2 What technology did James Watt improve? A the steam engine B cotton processing C electric light D the Bessemer process 3 Which process would be an example of pasteurization? A Milk is sterilized. B Cotton fiber is separated. C Coal is burned to make steam. D Steel is made out of iron. 4 By the 1840s, England was connected by a network of A craft guilds. B telephone lines. C railroads. D electric lines. 5 Which 20th-century invention is most comparable to the telegraph in its impact? A television B e-mail and the Internet C airplanes D the telephone 6 Which increased as a result of the Industrial Revolution? A prices for consumer goods B dependence on the weather C the speed of transactions D isolation of commercial centers Directions: Choose the letter of the best answer. 1 Which would have been a common life change in England during the Industrial Revolution? A A farmer moves to an industrial area to work in a coal mine. B A coal miner works his way up through the ranks to own the mine. C A coal miner moves to the country to run his own farm. D A lawyer loses his business and is forced to work in a coal mine. 2 In Great Britain, the Factory Act of 1819 declared it illegal for children to work more than 12 hours a day. What does the act suggest about labor conditions at that time? A Working conditions were worse in Great Britain than in other nations. B The government frequently intervened on behalf of workers. C Some children spent more than half of each day working. D Factories were unable to attract adult employees. 3 In the 19th century, millions of people seeking work migrated A from Asia to Europe. B from North America to Europe. C from North America to Europe and Asia. D from Asia and Europe to North America. 4 Which statement is true of social class during the Industrial Revolution? A People could move freely from one social class to another. B Social classes became increasingly divided. C The very idea of social classes became outdated. D Europe was generally divided between an upper class and a working class. 5 Collective bargaining was a process of negotiation between A employers and workers. B employers and the government. C unions and the government. D workers and unions. 6 In 1902, Pennsylvania coal miners refused to work, returning to their jobs only when guaranteed a 10 percent pay increase and reduction of hours. The miners’ action is an example of A forming a union. B free labor. C a strike. D a picket. Directions: Choose the letter of the best answer. Use the quotation to answer questions 1 and 2. “They are the leaders on the way to material progress. . . . They guess what the consumers would like to have and are intent on providing them with these things.” —from Human Action: A Treatise on Economics, Ludwig von Mises 1 The quotation describes the role in an industrial economy played by A entrepreneurs. B investors. C labor. D salespeople. 2 According to the quotation, what skill is important to a business leader? A the ability to raise money B an understanding of people’s needs C fair leadership D a love of material goods 3 What is the goal of industrial production? A employment for great numbers of people B efficient use of natural resources C finding new sources of capital D the manufacture of consumer goods that can be sold 4 Which event in 19th-century England most benefited its industrial economy? A war against Russia B the growth of democracy C increased population growth D a decline in agriculture 5 Which social
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