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The Industrial Revolution

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  • Q1
    The rapid era of industrial development was known as...
    Industrialisation
    Industrial Revolution
    Mechanical Revolution
    Agricultural Revolution
    30s
  • Q2
    The gradual transformation of the traditional farming system that began in Britain in the 18th century.
    Agricultural Revolution
    French Revolution
    Industrial Revolution
    Industrialisation
    30s
  • Q3
    When land began to be fenced off into individual plots in the 1500's and 1600's, it was called...
    crop rotation
    agricultural revolution
    enclosure movement
    industrial revolution
    30s
  • Q4
    What did Jethro Tull invent that allowed people to plant deeds in straight rows?
    Seed Machine
    Seed Drill
    Hand Drill
    Seed Straightener
    30s
  • Q5
    Who invented crop rotation?
    Charles 'Turnip' Townsend
    Charles Turnip
    Turnip Townsend
    Townsend Charles
    30s
  • Q6
    What was crop rotation?
    leaving some fields unplanted for a year
    Planting different crops in the same field each year
    moving the crops around the field and planting them in different places
    a system of raising animals
    30s
  • Q7
    What did Jethro Wood invent?
    Iron Plow
    Wooden Plow
    Seed Drill
    Crop Rotation
    30s
  • Q8
    True or false - all improvements in agriculture were very expensive?
    True
    False
    30s
  • Q9
    Land, Capital and Labour are...
    Factors of Agriculture
    Factors of Mechanisation
    Factors of Industrialisation
    Factors of Production
    30s
  • Q10
    Which factors did Britain have which made it favourable for industry
    a hot climate, rivers and just the right balance of rain needed to create industry
    tools, machinery, equipment, rivers, coal and iron ore
    English language, tools, machinery, and excellent food supply
    a large military, coal and iron ore, and well protected borders
    45s
  • Q11
    when automatic machinery is used to increased the product
    Machinisation
    Mechanisation
    Technologicalisation
    Industrialisation
    45s
  • Q12
    Which instrument was described by write Daniel Defoe as being able to do in minutes what would take workers days to complete?
    cloth machine
    industrial machine
    silk-spinning machine
    factory machine
    45s
  • Q13
    What is the name of the instrument used for weaving threads to produce cloths?
    Loon
    Boom
    Loom
    Looney
    45s
  • Q14
    Who invented the flying shuttle (mechanised loom)?
    Richard Arkwright
    James Hargreaves
    Edmund Cartwright
    John Kay
    45s
  • Q15
    Who invented a machine that could produce 8 times more thread than a single spinning wheel?
    Edmund Cartwright
    Richard Arkwright
    John Kay
    James Hargreaves
    30s

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