Women and Child Labour

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Tests knowledge on women and child labour, key facts, key dates and historians

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Question 1

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Which two statements are correct?
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  • 1851 - 40% of 10-14 year olds worked
  • 1851 - 2% of 5-9 year olds worked
  • 1851 - 30% of 10-14 year olds worked
  • 1851 - 3% of 5-9 year olds worked

Question 2

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What percentage of boys (10-14) worked in agriculture?
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  • 25%
  • 40%
  • 35%

Question 3

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What percentage of girls (10-14) worked in domestic service?
Answer
  • 20%
  • 25%
  • 30%

Question 4

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What year was 31% of miners in Durham and Northumberland under 18?
Answer
  • 1841
  • 1831
  • 1821

Question 5

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17% of boys worked in a traditional role in the home doing which jobs?
Answer
  • Coal digging
  • Tailors
  • Shoemaking
  • Straw plaitting
  • Blacksmiths

Question 6

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23% of girls working in traditional roles in the home, doing what?
Answer
  • Stocking Makers
  • Shoemakers
  • Straw Plaiting
  • Labouring
  • Silk makers

Question 7

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In 1830s, out of 65,000 working women only a 1/3 were married, true or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 8

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How much of a mans wage did a women receive?
Answer
  • 60-80%
  • 40-60%
  • 20-40%

Question 9

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Who found that in 1818 more than 1/2 of England and Wales cotton workers were female?
Answer
  • Chaloner
  • Berg
  • Burnette

Question 10

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What years were the factory act and mines act introduced?
Answer
  • 1833 and 1842
  • 1835 and 1841
  • 1837 and 1845

Question 11

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Who claimed that women were more amenable to factory discipline and had more dexterity to cope with the machinery?
Answer
  • Sharpe
  • McKendrick
  • Berg

Question 12

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Which three historians claim that patriarchal ideology and 'separate spheres' reduced opportunities for women?
Answer
  • Rose
  • Pinchbeck
  • Burnette
  • Valenze
  • Minoletti

Question 13

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Hartwell and Coleman believed what about child labour?
Answer
  • Politically motivated to show exploitation of children
  • Contemporaries did not share our ethical concerns
  • Children had to work as families did not have enough income

Question 14

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Nardinelli claims what about child labour?
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  • Beneficial and education and opportunities were limited
  • Child work predated the IR
  • Child labour essential in early cotton factories

Question 15

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Thompson claimed child labour showed 'victimhood and exploitation and is a shameful even in our history', true or false?
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 16

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Who claims that child labour was supplied for orphanages in the East end of London?
Answer
  • Pinchbeck and Hewitt
  • Humphries
  • Honeyman
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