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1. What was the Workhouse test?

  • To see which part of the workhouse would suit them best
  • Health and safety
  • To see how desperate the person needed support
  • to see if their IQ was high enough to work in the Workhouse
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2. who are the DESERVING poor?

  • Pregnant women
  • Elderly, Children and sick
  • Criminals
  • all adults

3. What was the statistics for the Gilberts Act?

  • 1697=59 unions
  • 1834=67 unions
  • 1768=79 unions
  • 1859=74 unions

4. What year were the SETTLEMENT ACTS?

  • 1655,1865
  • 1662.1697
  • 1664,1689
  • 1568,1998

5. What was the Knatchball Act?

  • families could own 4 pets
  • Children could not be put to work until they were 7 years of age
  • Parish officers could buy buildings to use as Workhouses and could apply to do the workhouse test
  • Knatchball was the first person to allow intergrating parishes

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