History of Engineering Before the Industrial Revolution
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History of Engineering Before the Industrial Revolution

Test your knowledge on the early developments of engineering, from its military roots to the civil engineering era, and how it was influenced by the economy and social system of the 19th century. Learn about the key factors that contributed to the Industrial Revolution and the role of Adam Smith's work in shaping entrepreneurship.

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What was the primary focus of engineering before the Industrial Revolution?

Combination of bridge and highway construction

What was the starting point of engineering?

Military Engineering

What marked the beginning of entrepreneurship in the 18th century?

The work of Adam Smith

What did Adam Smith argue about government controls?

<p>They were unnecessary and contributed to inefficiency</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the result of a completely privatized and unregulated economy, according to Adam Smith?

<p>Maximized output with consumer tastes and preferences</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the primary focus of engineers during the Industrial Revolution?

<p>Research and development of technologies for domestic economic growth</p> Signup and view all the answers

What marked the beginning of world trade?

<p>The Industrial Revolution</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the result of the socio-economic condition of the Industrial Revolution period?

<p>Shift in the orientation of engineers towards research and development</p> Signup and view all the answers

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