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Chapter 11 powerpoint review
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Chapter 11 powerpoint review
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Chapter 11 powerpoint review
Chapter 11 powerpoint review
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Chapter 11 powerpoint review
Chapter 11 powerpoint review
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  • 1. Industry is uniformlydistributed across Earth. FALSE
  • 2. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, cottage industries were most common.• TRUE
  • 3. The major source of energy forsteam engines during the Industrial Revolution was wood.• FALSE
  • 4. The dominant industrial power in the nineteenth century was Great Britain• TRUE
  • 5. Wood became the main energy source during the Industrial Revolution due to overuse and depletion of coal reserves.• FALSE
  • 6. The invention of the steam engine in 1769 by James Watt is considered the most important invention for the development of factories at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution.• TRUE
  • 7. During the Industrial Revolution thegeographic distribution of industrychanged from a large collection of home-based enterprises to largeintegrated firms clustered in a few locations.• TRUE
  • 8. About three-fourths of worldindustrial production is clustered in four regions.• TRUE
  • 9. The most important industrial areain Western Europe, the Rhine-Ruhr valley, has large deposits of coal.• TRUE
  • 10. The optimal location for a factory manufacturing a bulk-gaining product is likely to be one that minimizes the cost of transporting the product to the market.• TRUE
  • 11. If the cost of transporting the inputsexceeds the cost of transporting the product, then the optimal plant location is as close as possible to the customer.• FALSE
  • 12. U.S. steel mills have always beenlocated to minimize the transport of inputs to the factories.• FALSE
  • 13. China has the largest labor force employed in manufacturing.• TRUE
  • 14. Of the four common shippingmodes of transportation, air claims the lowest cost per kilometer across all distances.• FALSE
  • 15. Communications-orientedindustries, like newspapers, tend to locate near their markets.• TRUE
  • 16. Because of the invention of high-tech pulleys and chutes, multi-story buildings in major cities are the most suitable land locations for contemporary factories.• FALSE
  • 17. The site factor most affecting therelocation of industry in the twenty- first century is labor.• TRUE
  • 18. Factories in more developedcountries are now more likely to be suburban or rural than in urban centers.• TRUE
  • 19. The United States lost 6 millionmanufacturing jobs between 1950 and 2009.• TRUE
  • 20. Approximately three-fourths of the worldsindustrial production is concentrated in fourregions. Which of the following is not one of these four regions? A) Eastern North America B) Eastern Europe C) Northwestern Europe D) East Asia E) Eastern South America E

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