History Paper 2 Knowledge quiz

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1. What was Laissez-Faire?

  • a city which had 0 drains in it in 1842
  • belief that the governments should not intervene
  • report Chadwick wrote about the conditions of the poor in 1842
  • the event which happened in 1858 when sewage cooked in heat
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2. Which were the years of the 3 cholera outbreaks?

  • 1838, 1879, 1893
  • 1831, 1848, 1853
  • 1836, 1843, 1854
  • 1825, 1858, 1875

3. Which disease caused an outbreak in 1831?

  • smallpox
  • typhus
  • cholera
  • scarlet fever

4. When was the voluntary Public Health Act put in place?

  • 1845
  • 1842
  • 1848
  • 1847

5. Which individual discovered cholera was waterborne?

  • John Snow
  • Joseph Bazelgette
  • Seebohm Rowntree
  • Octavia Hill

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