Industry is uniformlydistributed across Earth.         FALSE
Prior to the Industrial Revolution,   cottage industries were most              common.• TRUE
The major source of energy forsteam engines during the Industrial     Revolution was wood.• FALSE
The dominant industrial power in the nineteenth century was Great              Britain• TRUE
Wood became the main energy   source during the Industrial  Revolution due to overuse and   depletion of coal reserves.• F...
The invention of the steam engine     in 1769 by James Watt is   considered the most important invention for the developme...
During the Industrial Revolution thegeographic distribution of industrychanged from a large collection of home-based enter...
About three-fourths of worldindustrial production is clustered in            four regions.• TRUE
The most important industrial areain Western Europe, the Rhine-Ruhr valley, has large deposits of coal.• TRUE
The optimal location for a factory   manufacturing a bulk-gaining  product is likely to be one that minimizes the cost of ...
If the cost of transporting the inputsexceeds the cost of transporting the    product, then the optimal plant  location is...
U.S. steel mills have always beenlocated to minimize the transport of      inputs to the factories.• FALSE
China has the largest labor force   employed in manufacturing.• TRUE
Of the four common shippingmodes of transportation, air claims  the lowest cost per kilometer       across all distances.•...
Communications-orientedindustries, like newspapers, tend to    locate near their markets.• TRUE
Because of the invention of high-tech pulleys and chutes, multi-story  buildings in major cities are the  most suitable la...
The site factor most affecting therelocation of industry in the twenty-       first century is labor.• TRUE
Factories in more developedcountries are now more likely to be  suburban or rural than in urban              centers.• TRUE
The United States lost 6 millionmanufacturing jobs between 1950           and 2009.• TRUE
Approximately three-fourths of the worldsindustrial production is concentrated in fourregions. Which of the following is n...
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  1. 1. Industry is uniformlydistributed across Earth. FALSE
  2. 2. Prior to the Industrial Revolution, cottage industries were most common.• TRUE
  3. 3. The major source of energy forsteam engines during the Industrial Revolution was wood.• FALSE
  4. 4. The dominant industrial power in the nineteenth century was Great Britain• TRUE
  5. 5. Wood became the main energy source during the Industrial Revolution due to overuse and depletion of coal reserves.• FALSE
  6. 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. 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. 8. About three-fourths of worldindustrial production is clustered in four regions.• TRUE
  9. 9. The most important industrial areain Western Europe, the Rhine-Ruhr valley, has large deposits of coal.• TRUE
  10. 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. 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. 12. U.S. steel mills have always beenlocated to minimize the transport of inputs to the factories.• FALSE
  13. 13. China has the largest labor force employed in manufacturing.• TRUE
  14. 14. Of the four common shippingmodes of transportation, air claims the lowest cost per kilometer across all distances.• FALSE
  15. 15. Communications-orientedindustries, like newspapers, tend to locate near their markets.• TRUE
  16. 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. 17. The site factor most affecting therelocation of industry in the twenty- first century is labor.• TRUE
  18. 18. Factories in more developedcountries are now more likely to be suburban or rural than in urban centers.• TRUE
  19. 19. The United States lost 6 millionmanufacturing jobs between 1950 and 2009.• TRUE
  20. 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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