John D. Rockefeller: Biography, Facts & Timeline


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After monopolizing the oil industry, Rockefeller branched out into what industry?

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1. Which of the following is an example of Rockefeller's philanthropy?

2. Which of the following is a practice followed by Isa Tarbell and Henry Lloyd to attack Rockefeller's business practices?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Most of us associate the last name Rockefeller with success and money. But what exactly did John D. Rockefeller accomplish in his lifetime? Quiz questions will test your understanding of topics such as industries that Rockefeller worked in and his philanthropic efforts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Quiz questions will test your knowledge of the following:

  • Industry into which Rockefeller expanded
  • Philanthropic contributions
  • Practice of attacking a business
  • Rockefeller's early life
  • Company that competed with Rockefeller by starting an oil refinery

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information regarding how Isa Tarbell and Henry Lloyd attacked Rockefeller
  • Information recall - access information regarding Rockefeller's early life
  • Knowledge application - apply knowledge about competing oil refineries

Additional Learning

Aside from what is covered in the quiz, students who review the lesson John D. Rockefeller: Biography, Facts & Timeline will learn more about the following:

  • Rockefeller's parents
  • First business and age at which it was created
  • Standard Oil Company