History - Black Death - Set 1

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1. Peasants began to eat more...

  • False! They didn't eat more because everything became scarce!
  • Meat because they were getting richer.
  • Vegetables because there weren't enough workers to make bread.
  • Bread because there was a shortage of crops.
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2. The Black Death was mainly...

  • Pneumonic plague and septicemic plague.
  • Bubonic plague, pneumonic plague and septicemic plague.
  • Bubonic plague and septicemic plague.
  • Black plague, rat plague and infectious plague.

3. How much of Britain's population was killed?

  • A half
  • A fifth
  • A third
  • A quater

4. Flagellants...

  • Did not exist at that time.
  • Were people who whipped themselves, asking for God's forgiveness, to make the plague go away.
  • Were people who lead holy ceremonies, asking for God's forgiveness, to make the plague go away.
  • Were people who carried flags around on pilgrimages, asking for God's forgiveness, to make the plague go away.

5. The swellings burst with foul-smelling black liquid. These swellings were actually called...

  • Septicemics
  • Buboes
  • Pneumoes
  • Bubonics

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