Test: Industrialization
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Description: Chapter 21
Subject: History and Government
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Grade: 8
Instructions: Answer all questions to get your test result.

Question 1 of 10
Which statement BEST describes Untied States economic history during the period 1865 to 1900?
 


The lack of immigration tended to decrease industrial production.


American industrial technology was hindered by the Civil War.


Industrialization increased at a rapid rate.


Factories imported most of their raw materials.
Question 2 of 10
What industry did John D. Rockefeller dominate?
 


Railroads


Steel


Oil


Banking
Question 3 of 10
Which company was started by John D. Rockefeller?
 


Kodak


Standard Oil


Farming equipment


Union Pacific
Question 4 of 10
What resulted from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire?
 


All child labor became illegal


Laws regulating safety in factories


Imprisonment of labor union officials


The closing of garment factories
Question 5 of 10
What type of business sells shares of their stock to investors?
 


monopolies


corporation


trusts


socialist
Question 6 of 10
In what type of industry was Andrew Carnegie successful?
 


Plastics


Petroleum


Steel


Textiles
Question 7 of 10
How did the development of the assembly line benefit the auto industry?
 


It reduced the need for steel


It made building cars safer.


It led to the development of the airplane.


It allowed autos to be made more quickly.
Question 8 of 10
What industry benefited from the invention of the refrigerated railroad cars?
 


meatpacking


oil


automobile


clothing
Question 9 of 10
What type of business sells shares of their stock to investors?
 


trusts


monopolies


Corporation


Socialist
Question 10 of 10
Which of the following businessmen was the FIRST to use trusts centralize control of multistate businesses?
 


Thomas Edison


Andrew Carnegie


J.P Morgan


John D. Rockefeller