Manufacturing: Quiz

Question 1: In the U.S, manufacturers are subject to regulations by the ________ and the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
Veterans' Employment and Training ServiceOccupational Safety and Health AdministrationBenefits Review BoardWage and Hour Division

Question 2: Examples of major manufacturers in the North America include General Motors Corporation, ________, and Pfizer.
General ElectricNBC UniversalVivendiNBC

Question 3: Manufacturing provides important material support for national ________ and for national defense.
RoadCivil engineeringInfrastructureCanal

Question 4: Entrepreneurs organized a number of manufacturing households into a single enterprise through the ________.
WeavingIndustrial RevolutionPutting-out systemSpinning (textiles)

Question 5: In much of the pre-industrial world the ________ system protected the privileges and trade secrets of urban artisans.
Free marketCapitalismTrade unionGuild

Question 6: ________ and product liability impose additional costs on manufacturing.
Reasonable personTortFraudNegligence

Question 7: The manufacturing sector is closely connected with ________ and industrial design.
Mechanical engineeringCivil engineeringElectrical engineeringEngineering

Question 8: Manufacturing takes turns under all types of ________.
Economic systemComplex systemTalcott ParsonsPolitical system

Question 9: Hazardous materials may expose ________ to health risks.
LaborerConcreteHeavy equipment (construction)Construction

Question 10: Before the ________, most manufacturing occurred in rural areas, where household-based manufacturing served as a supplemental subsistence strategy to agriculture (and continues to do so in places).
William RadcliffeIndustrial RevolutionTextile manufacture during the Industrial RevolutionThomas Highs

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