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Luddite: Quiz

  
  

Question 1: King Ludd was based on the earlier Ned Ludd, who some believed to have destroyed two large stocking frames in the village of ________ in 1779.
Glenfield, LeicestershireGrobyAnstey, LeicestershireThurcaston

Question 2: The main areas of the disturbances were Nottinghamshire in November 1811, followed by the West Riding of Yorkshire in early 1812 and ________ from March 1813.
LancashirePrestonGreater ManchesterNorth West England

Question 3: Instead of opposing machinery, they are British and French people who oppose the ________ employed by the Darwinists.
GeneticsDNARNAGenetic engineering

Question 4: Many wool and ________ mills were destroyed until the British government suppressed the movement.
SpandexSilkCottonRayon

Question 5: The original Luddites claimed to be led by one "King Ludd" (also known as "General Ludd" or "Captain Ludd") whose signature appears on a "workers' ________" of the time.
Karl MarxManifestoParty platformArt manifesto

Question 6: He argues that Luddites were not opposed to new technology in itself, but rather to the abolition of set prices and therefore also to the introduction of the ________.
Anarcho-capitalismFree marketFriedrich von HayekLibertarianism

Question 7: Since then Luddite has been used to describe those opposed to ________ or new technologies [1].
IndustrialisationIslamic Golden AgePovertyIndustrial Revolution

Question 8: In recent years, the terms Luddism and Luddite or Neo-Luddism and Neo-Luddite have become synonymous with anyone who opposes the advance of ________ due to the cultural and socioeconomic changes that are associated with it.
TechnologyArtificial intelligenceEngineeringMining

Question 9: At one time, there were more British troops fighting the Luddites than Napoleon I on the ________.
HispaniaSpainIberian PeninsulaPrehistoric Iberia

Question 10: Battles between Luddites and the military occurred at Burton's Mill in Middleton, and at Westhoughton Mill, both in ________.
LancashireBlackpoolPrestonNorth West England
















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