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CBSE Class 11 History - MCQ and Online Tests - Unit 9 - The Industrial Revolution

CBSE Class 11 History – MCQ and Online Tests – Unit 9 – The Industrial Revolution

Every year CBSE schools conducts Annual Assessment exams for 6,7,8,9,11th standards. These exams are very competitive to all the students. So our website provides online tests for all the 6,7,8,9,11th standard’s subjects. These tests are also very effective and useful for those who preparing for any competitive exams like Olympiad etc. It can boost their preparation level and confidence level by attempting these chapter wise online tests.

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CBSE Class 11 History – MCQ and Online Tests – Unit 9 – The Industrial Revolution

Question 1.
By the 1850s, most of Britain was connected by
(a) rivers
(b) railways
(c) canals
(d) roads


Answer: (b) railways

Question 2.
The first Derby invented a _____ in 1709 C.E.
(a) Flying shuttle
(b) Blast Furnace
(c) The typewriter
(d) The locomotive


Answer: (b) Blast Furnace

Question 3.
Initially, canals were built in England to
(a) transport coal to cities
(b) transport food grains
(c) transport people
(d) transport raw cotton


Answer: (a) transport coal to cities

Question 4.
Among the several factors which made Britain the first industrialized country, the one described as a major economic change, in the 18th century, was
(a) Common laws
(b) Single currency and market
(c) Use of money as a medium of exchange
(d) Agricultural Revolution


Answer: (d) Agricultural Revolution

Question 5.
The Miner’s Friend, a model steam engine, was built by
(a) Matthew Boulton
(b) James Watt
(c) Thomas Newcomen
(d) Thomas Savery


Answer: (d) Thomas Savery

Question 6.
The first blast furnace was invented by
(a) Henry Cort
(b) Abraham Darby III
(c) Abraham Darby I
(d) Abraham Darby II


Answer: (c) Abraham Darby I

Question 7.
Which one of the following is not true regarding the demands of participants of Luddism?
(a) Fix working hours
(b) Control over women and child labour
(c) Employment for those who had lost their jobs due to coming of machinery
(d) Right to form trade unions to legally present their demands


Answer: (a) Fix working hours

Question 8.
During the little railway mania of 1833-37 in Britain, the total number of railway lines built was
(a) 1400 miles
(b) 1500 miles
(c) 1600 miles
(d) 1700 miles


Answer: (a) 1400 miles

Question 9.
To drain mines, the Miner’s Friend was invented, in 1698, by
(a) James Watt
(b) Thomas Savery
(c) Thomas Newcomen
(d) Matthew Boulton


Answer: (b) Thomas Savery

Question 10.
In 1814, the railway engineer George Stephenson constructed a locomotive called
(a) The Butcher
(b) The Puffing Devil
(c) The Pumping Ghost
(d) The Mighty Force


Answer: (a) The Butcher



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