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What is a short term impact?
a) the things that happened in the immediate years during the Industrial Revolution
b) the things that happened 10-100 years after the Industrial Revolution
c) An impact which helped people and/or the environment
d) An impact which hurt the people and/or environment

What is a long term impact?
a) the things that happened in the immediate years during the Industrial Revolution
b) the things that happened 10-100 years after the Industrial Revolution
c) An impact which helped people and/or the environment
d) An impact which hurt the people and/or environment

What is a positive impact?
a) the things that happened in the immediate years during the Industrial Revolution
b) the things that happened 10-100 years after the Industrial Revolution
c) An impact which helped people and/or the environment
d) An impact which hurt the people and/or environment

What is a negative impact?
a) the things that happened in the immediate years during the Industrial Revolution
b) the things that happened 10-100 years after the Industrial Revolution
c) An impact which helped people and/or the environment
d) An impact which hurt the people and/or environment

In what year did the English achieve the 10-hour working day, at least for women and children?
a) 1844
b) 1910
c) 2000
d) 1740

The cotton gin was one of the inventions that came as a result of the Industrial Revolution. Who invented it?
a) James Watt
b) Alexander Graeme Bell
c) Eli Whitney
d) James Hargreaves

The industrial revolution is said to have started in which country?
a) China
b) Germany
c) France
d) England

Which social class benefited the most from the Industrial Revolution?
a) Lower class
b) Upper class
c) Middle class
d) All benefited equally

What was the first major invention of the industrial Revolution?
a) The invention of the telephone by Alexander Graeme Bell
b) The invention of steam power by James Watt
c) The invention of the Bessemer process by Sir Henry Bessemer
d) The invention of the spinning jenny by James Hargreaves

About what percentage of Britain’s population lived on farms BEFORE the Industrial Revolution?
a) 70%
b) 20%
c) 90%
d) 50%

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