The Industrial Revolution MCQ Questions for Class 11 History Chapter 9 with Answers

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MCQ Questions for Class 11 History with Answers

Q1. To drain mines, the Miner’s Friend was invented, in 1698, by

(i) James Watt.
(ii) Thomas Savery.
(iii) Thomas Newcomen.
(iv) Matthew Boulton

(ii) Thomas Savery

Q2. The inventions were based on

(i) Study on natural sciences
(ii) Individual adventures
(iii) Determination, curiosity and interest of individuals
(iv) Study of humanities.

(iii) Determination, curiosity and interest of individuals

Q3. The first blast furnace was invented by

(i) Henry Cort
(ii) Abraham Darby III
(iii) Abraham Darby I
(iv) Abraham Darby II

(iii) Abraham Darby I

Q4. The first Derby invented a _ in 1709 C.E.

(i) Flying shuttle
(ii) Blast Furnace
(iii) The typewriter
(iv) The locomotive

(ii) Blast Furnace

Q5. Initially, canals were built in England to

(i) transport coal to cities.
(ii) transport food grains.
(iii) transport people.
(iv) transport raw cotton.

(i) transport coal to cities

Q6. The twd Combination Acts were passed to

(i) Fix minimum wages of the workers
(ii) Make the working conditions congenial
(iii) Prohibit the workers from protesting and forming associations
(iv) Maintain old corruption.

(iii) Prohibit the workers from protesting and forming associations

Q7. The enclosure movement, which caused hardship to farmers, began from

(i) 1760s.
(ii) 1770s.
(iii) 1780s.
(iv) 1790s.

(iii) 1780s

Q8. Initially, canals were built in England to

(i) transport coal to cities
(ii) transport food grains
(iii) transport people
(iv) transport raw cotton

(i) transport coal to cities

Q9. By 1850s, most of Britain was connected by

(i) rivers.
(ii) railways.
(iii) canals.
(iv) roads.

(ii) railways

Q10. Watt created the Soho Foundry for

(i) Production of Coal
(ii) Steam Engine
(iii) Supporting Thomas Newcomen’s engine
(iv) Manufacture of steam engines.

(iv) Manufacture of steam engines.

Q11. Among the several factors which made Britain the first industrialised country, the one described as a major economic change, in 18th century, was

(i) Common laws.
(ii) Single currency and market.
(iii) Use of money as medium of exchange.
(iv) Agricultural Revolution.

(iv) Agricultural Revolution.

Q12. The Miner’s Friend, a model steam engine, was built by

(i) Matthew Boulton
(ii) James Watt
(iii) Thomas Newcomen
(iv) Thomas Savery

(iv) Thomas Savery

Q13. The enclosure movement, which caused hardship to farmers, began from

(i) 1760s.
(ii) 1770s.
(iii) 1780s.
(iv) 1790s.

(i) 1760s.

Q14. Factory managers considered child labour as training for, future factory work because

(i) There were no other works available than factories.
(ii) It was a conspiracy of the British Government to limit the potential of working class.
(iii) Children would feel themselves perfect in their youth.
(iv) Workers were given no political rights and they could not – form their unions.

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

Q15. In 1814, the railway engineer George Stephenson constructed a locomotive called

(i) ‘The Blutcher’.
(ii) The ‘Puffing Devil’.
(iii) The ‘Pumping Ghost’.
(iv) The ‘Mighty Force’.

(i) ‘The Blutcher’

Q16. Which one of the following is not true regarding the demands of participants of Luddism?

(i) Fix working hours
(ii) Control over women and child labour
(iii) Employment for those who had lost their jobs due to coming of machinery
(iv) Right to form trade unions to legally present their demands

(i) Fix working hours

Q17. -were those laws which prevented the import of cheaper food until prices in Britain had risen to a certain level.

(i) Wheat Laws
(ii) Rice Laws
(iii) Corn Laws
(iv) Lentil Laws

(iii) Corn Laws

Q18. During the little railway mania of 1833-37 in Britain, the total number of railway lines built was

(i) 1400 miles
(ii) 1500 miles
(iii) 1600 miles
(iv) 1700 miles

(i) 1400 miles

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