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The Industrial Revolution (Print Quiz)

1.

The first industry to benefit from industrialization was

 

(A)

transportation

 

(B)

agriculture

 

(C)

textiles

 

(D)

communications

  

2.

The expansion of industry into Europe was delayed by

 

(A)

the absence of key natural resources

 

(B)

limited access to transportation

 

(C)

the dominance of agriculture

 

(D)

the Napoleonic wars

  

3.

The people who benefited least from industrial expansion were

 

(A)

factory owners

 

(B)

merchants

 

(C)

workers

 

(D)

landowners

  

4.

Laissez-faire thinkers supported

 

(A)

free trade

 

(B)

child labor

 

(C)

minimum wage laws

 

(D)

better working conditions

  

5.

The belief that government should promote the greatest good is characteristic of

 

(A)

socialism

 

(B)

utilitarianism

 

(C)

Marxism

 

(D)

communism

  
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