The Industrial Revolution 3
Sheffield is most associated with steel making, particularly flatware.

The Industrial Revolution 3

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The steam engine was made during the Industrial Revolution. Did you know that iron production rose 1,000% between 1750 and 1830? Without iron the steam engine could not have been made.

Test yourself with the third History quiz in the Industrial Revolution series.

1.
Those who smashed factory machinery were called what?
Doleites
Hittites
Luddites
Mabbites
Lead by Ned Ludd, they were mainly the unemployed
2.
Edmund Cartwright's invention caused unemployment for which workers?
Cloth dyers
Hand-loom weavers
Sheep shearers
Wool sorters
His power loom was driven by steam engines
3.
Which factory owner financed James Watt's work?
James Nasmyth
Lionel French
Matthew Boulton
Thomas Savery
4.
Which city is most associated with steel making?
Bristol
Edinburgh
Manchester
Sheffield
Especially stainless steel, particularly flatware
5.
Who usually crawled under a jammed machine?
Children
Factory owners
Men
Women
Very dangerous - machines were often still running
6.
In the 1850's who developed a steelmaking process?
David Fitzsimmons
Henry Bessemer
Henry Cort
John Neilson
Steel was stronger than wrought iron
7.
Cast iron that could be shaped was called what?
Distressed iron
Pressed iron
Wrought iron
Wrung iron
Stronger than cast iron - used for tools and machines
8.
Iron and steel making required what type of coal?
Anthracite
Bituminous coal
Coke
Lignite
9.
In the early 18th century, who began making cast iron?
Abraham Darby
Adam Lester
Moses Carlisle
Noah Durham
He used coke (coking coal) instead of charcoal
10.
James Watt improved whose steam engine in the 1760's?
Terence Newgate
Thomas Newcomen
Timothy Newland
Tom Newsome
Newcomen's was the first working steam engine
Author:  Jan Crompton

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