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MCQ Questions for Class 11 History Chapter 9 The Industrial Revolution

MCQ Questions for Class 11 History Chapter 9 The Industrial Revolution

 

Question 1.
Watt created the Soho Foundry for
(a) Production of Coal
(b) Steam Engine
(c) Supporting Thomas Newcomen’s engine
(d) Manufacture of steam engines.

Answer

Answer: (d) Manufacture of steam engines.


Question 2.
The invention of railway took the entire process of industrialisation to a second stage because
(a) It contributed to transportation of goods at various stages.
(b) It connected manufacturing units with their source material.
(c) It became helpful in export of goods.
(d) It transported passengers and goods at cheaper rates than the transportation through canal.

Answer

Answer: (a) It contributed to transportation of goods at various stages.


Question 3.
The inventions were based on
(a) Study on natural sciences
(b) Individual adventures
(c) Determination, curiosity and interest of individuals
(d) Study of humanities.

Answer

Answer: (c) Determination, curiosity and interest of individuals


Question 4.
Factory managers considered child labour as training for, future factory work because
(a) There were no other works available than factories.
(b) It was a conspiracy of the British Government to limit the potential of working class.
(c) Children would feel themselves perfect in their youth.
(d) Workers were given no political rights and they could not form their unions.

Answer

Answer: (b) It was a conspiracy of the British Government to limit the potential of working class.


Question 5.
The twd Combination Acts were passed to
(a) Fix minimum wages of the workers
(b) Make the working conditions congenial
(c) Prohibit the workers from protesting and forming associations
(d) Maintain old corruption.

Answer

Answer: (c) Prohibit the workers from protesting and forming associations