2021-04-08 10:17:57
Which of the following statements is false? a. Vulcanization improved the quality and endurance of rubber. b. The invention of the puddling furnace improved the quality of iron. c. The flying shuttle made the first air flight possible. d. The Bessemer steel process made steel inexpensive to produce.
2021-04-08 12:36:33

The false statement is: C. THE FLYING SHUTTLE MADE THE FIRST AIR FLIGHT POSSIBLE. The flying shuttle is not in any way related to air flight. It is in fact a tool used in weaving. The flying shuttle was invented by John Kay in 1733. It was one of the key developments in the industrialization of weaving during Industrial Revolution. Using a flying shuttle, a single weaver can weave a much wider fabric. It is not only used manually but can also be mechanized in an automatic machine looms.