July 3, 2020

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Topic: The Age of Industrialisation Assessment – II

Topic: The Age of Industrialisation
Assessment – I

Questions

  1. The most dynamic industries in Britain were clearly______________.
  2. First phase of industrialisation developed with the ______________.
  3. ______________ improved the steam engine produced by Newcomen and patented the new engine in 1781.
  4. ______________ manufactured the new model stream engine.
  5. ______________ devised by James Hargreaves in 1764, this machine speeded up the spinning process and reduced labour demand.
  6. The third pace of change in the ‘traditional’ industries was not set by ______________ cotton or metal industries.
  7. ______________  products came to symbolise refinement and class.
  8. ______________ of work in many industries meant prolonged periods without work.
  9. The fear of _____________ made workers hostile to the introduction of new technology.
  10. Define Victorian Britain

Answer

  1. The most dynamic industries in Britain were clearly cotton and metals.
  2. First phase of industrialisation developed with the expansion of railways.
  3. James Watt improved the steam engine produced by Newcomen and patented the new engine in 1781.
  4. Mathew Boulton manufactured the new model stream engine.
  5. Spinning Jenny  Devised by James Hargreaves in 1764, this machine speeded up the spinning process and reduced labour demand.
  6. The third pace of change in the ‘traditional’ industries was not set by steam-powered cotton or metal industries.
  7. Handmade products came to symbolise refinement and class.
  8. Seasonality of work in many industries meant prolonged periods without work.
  9. The fear of unemployment made workers hostile to the introduction of new technology.
  10. Define Victorian Britain – British under Victoria Rule