[Ques] Steam engines replaced what popular type of boat propulsion?

The Quiz: Steam engines replaced what popular type of boat propulsion?

Electric
Paddlewheel
Coal
Convection

Explanation : The steam engine was a monumental invention that helped spur industrialization beginning in the second half of the 18th century. In 1763, inventor and engineer James Watt upgraded a steam engine design by inventor Thomas Newcomen, making it more stable and efficient. Mass production of steam engines began in 1800, and in the ensuing decades they became a driving factor in the rise of the railroad, textile, and mining industries.

Correct Answer: Paddlewheel

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