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The Black Death

Question 1 of 6

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What was the Black Death?

Select one of the following:

  • It was a disease that made your breathing hard

  • It was a plague that caused lots of deaths in Europe

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Question 2 of 6

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Where and when did the Black Death start?

Select one of the following:

  • America, 1300

  • Asia, 1320

  • Africa, 1340

  • America,1340

  • Asia, 1340

  • Asia 1300

Explanation

Question 3 of 6

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When did the Black Death reach England?

Select one of the following:

  • 1340

  • 1305

  • 1350

  • 1348

  • 1346

Explanation

Question 4 of 6

1

What did medieval people believe the plague could be cured by?

Select one or more of the following:

  • staying in bed

  • leeches

  • drink lots of alcohol

  • use herbs to freshen the air

  • flagellation

  • cutting open buboes

Explanation

Question 5 of 6

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how do we believe the plague got to England?

Select one of the following:

  • People from other countries who were sick arrived on boats and passed on their germs

  • Silks were traded from other countries and they were infected with the plague

  • Black rats on board boats from other countries were carrying fleas which in turn were carrying bacteria. Fleas bit humans and passed on the infections.

  • Rats had the plague and brought it with them when they left the boats arriving in England

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Question 6 of 6

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Where were the people who died from the Plague buried?

Select one of the following:

  • In graves in Church yards

  • In their gardens

  • They weren't buried

  • In mass graves

Explanation