Britain 1931-1951 rationing

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1. In June 1942 the goverment tried to stop the problem where the rich could get around rationing by eating in restaurants by setting a maximum charge of .... shillings for a meal, this stopped restaurants from buying on the black markets

  • 7
  • 5
  • 4
  • 6
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2. The ministry of food employed ... to root out the black market

  • 700 inspectors
  • 100 inspectors
  • 900 inspectors
  • 800 inspectors

3. rationing began on the ...

  • 8th of January 1940
  • 7th of January 1940
  • 8th of January 1939

4. Before the war Britain imported ...

  • 55 million tons of food per year and this was 60% of the food people bought
  • 56 million tons of food per year and this 70% of the food people bought
  • 55 million tons of food per year and this was 70% of the food people bought
  • 66 million tons of food per year and this was 60% of the food people bought

5. rationing continued up untill...

  • 1954
  • 1953
  • 1952
  • 1955

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