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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Science and Conclusion: Towards 1848.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where, according to Hobsbawm, did a national movement come from the masses?
(a) Poland.
(b) Ireland.
(c) Greece.
(d) Turkey.

2. Who does Hobsbawm say identified themselves with local traditions?
(a) The uneducated masses.
(b) The bourgeoisie.
(c) The middle class.
(d) The aristocrats.

3. In what fields were cultural developments being made fastest in the late 1700s, according to Hobsbawm?
(a) Religion and philosophy.
(b) Arts and music.
(c) Morality and ethics.
(d) Science and commerce.

4. What were the three paths for a member of the working poor during the mid-1800s?
(a) Remain in the place of their birth, emigrate, or start a busines of their own.
(b) Immigrate to America, move to a city, or suffer in poverty.
(c) Suffer in poverty, elevate themselves to the middle class, or rebel.
(d) The working poor did not have options, as a whole.

5. In Hobsbawm's account, what did the peasantry gain by land reforms sweeping the globe in the mid-1800s?
(a) Money.
(b) Freedom.
(c) Culture.
(d) Tradition.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Hobsbawm say conditions for the working poor changed in the mid-1800s?

2. What does Hobsbawm say revolutionary groups had in common across Europe in 1848?

3. How religious does Hobsbawm say the working classes were, by modern standards?

4. What was NOT a source to which Hobsbawm attributes the development of the arts during the industrialization of Europe?

5. Which industry saw special improvements and expansion in the late 1700s, according to Hobsbawm?

(see the answer key)

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