The Black Death

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History Quiz on The Black Death, created by leighaspey on 05/10/2013.

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Question 1

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What was the Black Death?
Answer
  • It was a disease that made your breathing hard
  • It was a plague that caused lots of deaths in Europe

Question 2

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Where and when did the Black Death start?
Answer
  • America, 1300
  • Asia, 1320
  • Africa, 1340
  • America,1340
  • Asia, 1340
  • Asia 1300

Question 3

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When did the Black Death reach England?
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  • 1340
  • 1305
  • 1350
  • 1348
  • 1346

Question 4

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What did medieval people believe the plague could be cured by?
Answer
  • staying in bed
  • leeches
  • drink lots of alcohol
  • use herbs to freshen the air
  • flagellation
  • cutting open buboes

Question 5

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how do we believe the plague got to England?
Answer
  • 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

Question 6

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Where were the people who died from the Plague buried?
Answer
  • In graves in Church yards
  • In their gardens
  • They weren't buried
  • In mass graves