Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary


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The spinning jenny was considered as a revolutionary invention because _____.

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1. What innovation was brought in the spinning jenny by Richard Arkwright?

2. Before the invention of the locomotive in 1804, railroads were being used which originated from _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments measure your knowledge of the inventions from the Industrial Revolution and their inventors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of key figures, such as:

  • Henry Cort
  • Samuel Crompton
  • James Hargreaves
  • Richard Arkwright

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information about who perfected the spinning mule from the lesson on inventions of the Industrial Revolution
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding where tracks were used prior to the locomotive
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson like different versions of spinning inventions

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Inventions of the Industrial Revolution: Examples & Summary is designed to provide further information on this topic and to help you:

  • Identify the changes in cotton production
  • Recognize Richard Trevithick's contributions to transportation
  • Understand the changes in iron production and their effect on the Industrial Revolution