Agricultural Revolution

Question 1 of 15

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What percentage of the British workforce in 1750 worked in agriculture and what did this drop by 1850?

Select one of the following:

  • 1750: 100% 1850:50%

  • 1750: 75% 1850:25%

  • 1750: 50% 1850:25%

Question 2 of 15

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In 1840, agriculture was still the largest sector on the economy, true or false?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 3 of 15

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Britain was producing 10 acres per bushel in medieval times, what had the grown to by c.1800?

Select one of the following:

  • 15-20

  • 20-22

  • 18-20

Question 4 of 15

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In 1750, Britain net export was food, by 1850 her net import was food, what percentage of food was imported?

Select one of the following:

  • 12%

  • 15%

  • 16%

Question 5 of 15

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Who states that by 1600, 50% of farmland was already enclosed?

Select one of the following:

  • Wordie

  • Brenner

  • Crafts

Question 6 of 15

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Between what years did food prices soar as agriculture could not keep up?

Select one of the following:

  • 1730-1800

  • 1750-1815

  • 1760-1815

Question 7 of 15

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What year was parliamentary enclosure introduced?

Select one of the following:

  • 1800

  • 1750

  • 1815

Question 8 of 15

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Which historian claims that due to agricultures ability to cater to a grower population allows it can be called a 'revolution'?

Select one of the following:

  • Brenner

  • Overton

  • E. L. Jones

Question 9 of 15

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What did Crafts claim?

Select one of the following:

  • Agriculture adequately supplied the country's wants until the mid 18th C.

  • Agriculture grew faster than most industries and released labour into industry

  • As a capitalist state emerged there was a decline in the peasantry

Question 10 of 15

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Which two sets of historians claim agriculture had a damaging effect on industry?

Select one or more of the following:

  • O'Brien and Allen

  • Kerridge

  • Allen

Question 11 of 15

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E. L. Jones claims that new techniques introduced into agriculture between 1600-1750, alternative meant what?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Combined arable and classic farming using animals (sheep) to re fertilise baron land

  • Turnips introduced into crop rotations and used to feed animals

Question 12 of 15

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E. L. Jones claims that new techniques introduced into agriculture between 1600-1750, convertible meant what?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Combined arable and classic farming using animals (sheep) to fertilise baron land

  • Grew Turnips as a fodder crop to use to feed animals

Question 13 of 15

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Who claimed there was two revolutions ins farming, the 'yeoman's revolution' and the 'landlords'?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Kerridge

  • Allen

  • Wordie

Question 14 of 15

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Which three historians state that AR ran alongside the IR and success was due to modernising Landlords (Jethro Tull and Turnip Townsend) and parliamentary enclosure?

Select one or more of the following:

  • E. L. Thompson

  • Toynbee

  • Overton

  • Mantoux

  • Lord Ernle

Question 15 of 15

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Which two historians downplay innovation and claim in came later?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Jones and Wordie

  • Allen and Kerridge

  • Overton and Thompson

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Agricultural Revolution

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Testing knowledge of the agricultural revolution which occurred alongside the industrial revolution 1750-1850, tests key dates/facts and historiography

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