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TEKS US History High School - H.27.A: Scientific Discoveries & Technological Innovations

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High School - U.S. History
Social Studies
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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H.27.A: Scientific Discoveries & Technological Innovations

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  • Q1
    Which of these best explains the change in money spent at the movies from 1946 to 1965?
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    A decrease in urban population
    The resurgence of fundamentalism
    The popularity of television
    An increase in unemployment
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  • Q2
    Which of these natural resources correctly fills in the blanks in this excerpt?
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    Gold
    Iron
    Petroleum
    Coal
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  • Q3
    How did the invention shown in this patent illustration affect industry?
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    Factories could extend working hours.
    Products could be manufactured on an assembly line.
    Businesses needed to hire skilled workers.
    Machines needed to be repaired less frequently.
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  • Q4
    How has the development of satellite technology affected the U.S. economy?
    By enabling transoceanic air travel
    By facilitating the development of technologies that improve fuel efficiency
    By resulting in increased private funding of research institutions
    By increasing efficiency in telecommunications
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  • Q5
    Which statement best explains how the application of electricity in the early 1900s affected the development of the U.S. economy?
    College education became more accessible.
    Long-distance travel became more expensive.
    Manufacturing processes became more efficient.
    Household appliances became more costly.
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  • Q6
    Which of the following is an example of using a renewable resource to generate electricity?
    Building pipelines to maximize the efficiency of transporting oil and gas
    Placing large wind turbines in areas with strong, steady winds
    Using hydraulic fracturing with water and sand to release oil and gas
    Conducting open-pit mining in areas where coal is found near the surface
    60s
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  • Q7
    Which application of a new technology can be attributed to an invention of Thomas Edison?
    Refrigerated railroad cars allowed food to be transported long distances.
    Diesel engines were used in the production of airplanes.
    Light bulbs made it efficient for factory workers to work at night.
    Sonar technology was used to track submarines.
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