Industrialisation

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Question 1

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During which war did Bessemer produce his converter?
Answer
  • Boer
  • Crimea
  • Prussian Unification
  • American Civil

Question 2

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By how much did British coal production rise in the 19th century?
Answer
  • x5
  • x10
  • x15
  • x20

Question 3

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Whose exhaust pump dramatically improved mine ventilation?
Answer
  • Whitworth
  • Biddle
  • Norton
  • Smith

Question 4

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What was the first iron hulled steam ship?
Answer
  • SS Savannah
  • Cutty Sark
  • SS Great Britian
  • The Queen Mary

Question 5

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Which major European country saw the greatest percentage increase in manufacturing output in the 19th century?
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  • Britain
  • Russia
  • Prussia
  • France

Question 6

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In what year did Commander Perry firebomb Tokyo in order to force the Japanese to trade?
Answer
  • 1859
  • 1853
  • 1849
  • 1843

Question 7

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Which bouncing bomb helped destroy German dams in 1943?
Answer
  • Barnes Wallis
  • Tale Boy
  • Howitzer
  • Darnley

Question 8

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How many 5-year-plans were there?
Answer
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4

Question 9

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Until the 1850s, whose crucible process was the main source of steel?
Answer
  • Wootz
  • Gilchrist-Thomas
  • Huntsman
  • Linz-Donawitz

Question 10

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When was the New Deal established?
Answer
  • 1941
  • 1940
  • 1944
  • 1946

Question 11

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Where was Britain's largest munitions factory in WW1?
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  • Taunton
  • Chester
  • Paisley
  • Gretna Green

Question 12

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When did Lloyd George become Minister for Munitions?
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  • 1916
  • 1939
  • 1915
  • 1940

Question 13

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When did Henry Cort invent the 'puddling' process, used to produce wrought iron?
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  • 1779
  • 1781
  • 1784
  • 1789

Question 14

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When was the universally acclaimed Naysmyth's steam hammer invented?
Answer
  • 1818
  • 1792
  • 1833
  • 1828

Question 15

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What did Gilchrist Thomes line his furnaces with?
Answer
  • Coke
  • Phosphorous
  • Limestone
  • Chalk

Question 16

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When was the first MAJOR railway finished in Britian?
Answer
  • 1830
  • 1850
  • 1840
  • 1820

Question 17

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In which only other country than Prussia, was a railway built with a military purpose in mind?
Answer
  • Italy
  • Russia
  • France
  • Austria

Question 18

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Which county of England dominated world cotton production?
Answer
  • Yorkshire
  • Derbyshire
  • Lincolnshire
  • Lancashire

Question 19

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How many tonnes of cotton did Britain export by 1880?
Answer
  • 22,000
  • 56,000
  • 560,000
  • 650,000

Question 20

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Who/what did Naysmyth and Whitworth have in common?
Answer
  • Wife/sister
  • School
  • Tutor
  • Mother

Question 21

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Who was Naysmyth's tutor?
Answer
  • Henry Maudslay
  • Joseph Whitworth
  • Henry Crompton
  • Joseph Brammah
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