Industrialisation

Question 1 of 21

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During which war did Bessemer produce his converter?

Select one of the following:

  • Boer

  • Crimea

  • Prussian Unification

  • American Civil

Question 2 of 21

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By how much did British coal production rise in the 19th century?

Select one of the following:

  • x5

  • x10

  • x15

  • x20

Question 3 of 21

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Whose exhaust pump dramatically improved mine ventilation?

Select one of the following:

  • Whitworth

  • Biddle

  • Norton

  • Smith

Question 4 of 21

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What was the first iron hulled steam ship?

Select one of the following:

  • SS Savannah

  • Cutty Sark

  • SS Great Britian

  • The Queen Mary

Question 5 of 21

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Which major European country saw the greatest percentage increase in manufacturing output in the 19th century?

Select one of the following:

  • Britain

  • Russia

  • Prussia

  • France

Question 6 of 21

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In what year did Commander Perry firebomb Tokyo in order to force the Japanese to trade?

Select one of the following:

  • 1859

  • 1853

  • 1849

  • 1843

Question 7 of 21

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Which bouncing bomb helped destroy German dams in 1943?

Select one of the following:

  • Barnes Wallis

  • Tale Boy

  • Howitzer

  • Darnley

Question 8 of 21

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How many 5-year-plans were there?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

Question 9 of 21

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Until the 1850s, whose crucible process was the main source of steel?

Select one of the following:

  • Wootz

  • Gilchrist-Thomas

  • Huntsman

  • Linz-Donawitz

Question 10 of 21

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When was the New Deal established?

Select one of the following:

  • 1941

  • 1940

  • 1944

  • 1946

Question 11 of 21

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Where was Britain's largest munitions factory in WW1?

Select one of the following:

  • Taunton

  • Chester

  • Paisley

  • Gretna Green

Question 12 of 21

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When did Lloyd George become Minister for Munitions?

Select one of the following:

  • 1916

  • 1939

  • 1915

  • 1940

Question 13 of 21

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When did Henry Cort invent the 'puddling' process, used to produce wrought iron?

Select one of the following:

  • 1779

  • 1781

  • 1784

  • 1789

Question 14 of 21

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When was the universally acclaimed Naysmyth's steam hammer invented?

Select one of the following:

  • 1818

  • 1792

  • 1833

  • 1828

Question 15 of 21

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What did Gilchrist Thomes line his furnaces with?

Select one of the following:

  • Coke

  • Phosphorous

  • Limestone

  • Chalk

Question 16 of 21

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When was the first MAJOR railway finished in Britian?

Select one of the following:

  • 1830

  • 1850

  • 1840

  • 1820

Question 17 of 21

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In which only other country than Prussia, was a railway built with a military purpose in mind?

Select one of the following:

  • Italy

  • Russia

  • France

  • Austria

Question 18 of 21

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Which county of England dominated world cotton production?

Select one of the following:

  • Yorkshire

  • Derbyshire

  • Lincolnshire

  • Lancashire

Question 19 of 21

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How many tonnes of cotton did Britain export by 1880?

Select one of the following:

  • 22,000

  • 56,000

  • 560,000

  • 650,000

Question 20 of 21

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Who/what did Naysmyth and Whitworth have in common?

Select one of the following:

  • Wife/sister

  • School

  • Tutor

  • Mother

Question 21 of 21

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Who was Naysmyth's tutor?

Select one of the following:

  • Henry Maudslay

  • Joseph Whitworth

  • Henry Crompton

  • Joseph Brammah

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