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2. Armies attacking Caffa spread the plague into the town by...

  • selling bales of cloth infested with fleas
  • catapulting plague corpses into the town
  • letting loose flea-infested black rats

3. Which of these is NOT suggested by historians to have been caused by the Black Death?

  • The slave trade
  • The Peasants' Revolt
  • The growth of the new 'Lollard' religion

4. In the second outbreak of the plague how did doctors help patients recover?

  • They fumigated plague patients' houses with herbs
  • They burst their buboes
  • They gave plague patients crushed emeralds

5. Where do many historians think the plague originated?

  • China
  • Baghdad
  • Italy

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