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Second Industrial Revolution: Quiz


Question 1: Like the first ________, the second supported population growth and was government-protected by trade barriers.
William RadcliffeThomas HighsIndustrial RevolutionTextile manufacture during the Industrial Revolution

Question 2: It might be argued that the Second Industrial Revolution began in the middle of the nineteenth century with the growth of ________ and steam ships.
Train stationTrainTransportRail transport

Question 3: Excitement and debate over the dangers and benefits of the ________ were more intense and lasting than those over the Space age but both were perceived (separately or together) to lead to another industrial revolution.
Nuclear optimismNuclear powerNuclear technologyAtomic Age

Question 4: Major innovations during the period occurred in the chemical, electrical, petroleum, and ________.
IronStainless steelCarbon steelSteel

Question 5: In this more recent scenario, the ________ would render the majority of today's modern manufacturing processes obsolete, transforming all facets of the modern economy.
MechanosynthesisNanoroboticsMolecular nanotechnologyMolecular assembler

Question 6: While Germany made use of the latest ________ concepts, the British continued to use expensive and outdated technology and therefore were unable (or unwilling) to afford the fruits of their own scientific progress.
EngineeringTechnologyArtificial intelligenceMining

Question 7: In the development of science and pure research, the Germans ________ more heavily than the British, especially in the chemical industry.
Bond (finance)FinanceStockInvestment

Question 8: "Second industrial revolution" has been used in the popular press and by technologists or industrialists to refer to the changes following the spread of new technology after ________.
Armenian GenocideWorld War ICaucasus CampaignWestern Front (World War I)

Question 9: Germany, having industrialized after Britain, was able to model its ________ after those of Britain thus saving a substantial amount of capital, effort, and time.
BirminghamFactoryIndustrial RevolutionManchester

Question 10: The Second Industrial Revolution was a phase of the ________; sometimes labeled as the separate Technical Revolution.
Textile manufacture during the Industrial RevolutionIndustrial RevolutionWilliam RadcliffeThomas Highs


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