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Question 1: An improvement was made in the production of ________, which was an expensive commodity and used only where iron would not do, such as for the cutting edge of tools and for springs.
Carbon steelSteelStainless steelWrought iron

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  The Crystal Palace held the Great Exhibition of 1851
  Bessemer converter
  Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen, Wales
  A lathe from 1911, a machine tool able to make other machines

Question 3: New engineered roads were built by John Metcalf, ________ and John Macadam.
Gloucester and Sharpness CanalShropshireThomas TelfordIronbridge

Question 4: ________
History of the United States (1865–1918)Economic history of the United StatesTechnological and industrial history of the United StatesTimeline of United States inventions

Question 5: The Industrial Revolution concentrated labour into mills, factories and mines, thus facilitating the organisation of combinations or ________ to help advance the interests of working people.
Universal suffrageSlaveryTrade unionHuman rights

Question 6: Jacob, Margaret C. (1997), Scientific Culture and the Making of the Industrial West, Oxford, UK: ________ 
United KingdomLondonJohn Fell (clergyman)Oxford University Press

Question 7: The ________, founded in 1877, used taxes to fund model steel and textile factories.
Bank of JapanBank of EnglandInternational Monetary FundBretton Woods system

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Manchester, England ("Cottonopolis"), pictured in 1840, showing the mass of factory chimneys
  The Leader of the luddites, engraving of 1812
  Bessemer converter
  Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Llangollen, Wales

Question 9: Its major exponents in English included the artist and poet William Blake and poets William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, ________, Lord Byron and Percy Bysshe Shelley.
Victor HugoJohn KeatsRomantic poetryMary Shelley

Question 10: James Fox of ________ had a healthy export trade in machine tools for the first third of the century, as did Matthew Murray of Leeds.

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