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Question number: 520

» Industrialization and Economic Development

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Which among the followings is an effect of industrialization on US economy and society?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Rise of laissez-faire capitalism

b.

Rise of big business through industrial trust

c.

Development of new technologies

d.

Urbanization due to immigration

e.

All a. , b. , c. and d. are correct

Question number: 521

» Industrialization and Economic Development

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Why did the British Agricultural Revolution and the Industrial Revolution tie together?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The working conditions in factories during the Industrial Revolution drove workers to agricultural jobs in large numbers

b.

The cost of food rose during the Agricultural Revolution, which resulted in severe malnutrition among the industrial workers

c.

The mechanization occurred much more quickly in agriculture than it did in industry during this period

d.

The Agricultural Revolution produced a surplus population of displaced agricultural workers who provided labour for factories

e.

The Industrial Revolution and Agricultural Revolution shared only the time period but not the technology or ideas

Question number: 522

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How can the rise of home-based businesses will not benefit the communities in which they are based?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

By taking commuters off the highways

b.

By increasing productivity and reducing stress of the work

c.

By providing inadequate space and inability to expand the office space

d.

By reducing their carbon footprint by producing less waste than large companies

e.

By creating a reduction in the need for large office spaces in favour of more green zones

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