The Black Death: Ancient History Quiz!

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The Black Death: Ancient History Quiz!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When did the plauge start?
    • A. 

      1347

    • B. 

      1357

    • C. 

      1367

    • D. 

      1557

    • E. 

      1848

  • 2. 
    How many people died?
    • A. 

      15 million

    • B. 

      20 million

    • C. 

      25 million

    • D. 

      30 million

    • E. 

      35 million

  • 3. 
    When did the black death finish
    • A. 

      1350

    • B. 

      1349

    • C. 

      1351

    • D. 

      1352

    • E. 

      1353

  • 4. 
    The Black Death, also known as ?
    • A. 

      the Bubonic Plague

    • B. 

      The Pneumonia plague

    • C. 

      The small pox plague

  • 5. 
    How long would you live with the black death?
    • A. 

      6 days

    • B. 

      1 day.

    • C. 

      2-3 days.

    • D. 

      3-5 days.

  • 6. 
    What animal caused the plauge
    • A. 

      It was carried by fleas that were living on rats. Once in Italy, it soon spread throughout the rest of Europe

    • B. 

      It is believed by many that the disease started in China, whose merchant ships brought it west, to Sicily. Near Italy

    • C. 

      It started from cows

  • 7. 
    Black Death entered England
    • A. 

      In 1348

    • B. 

      In 1356

    • C. 

      1347

    • D. 

      1342

  • 8. 
    What started the black death?
    • A. 

      Flea

    • B. 

      Bee

    • C. 

      A pig

    • D. 

      Wasp

  • 9. 
    Cures for the Black Death?which is incorrect one
    • A. 

      Place a live hen next to the swelling

    • B. 

      Roast the shells of newly laid eggs

    • C. 

      Put horse rat blood on to the swelling

  • 10. 
    Who was the king at the time of the black death?
    • A. 

      Henry II

    • B. 

      Edward III.

    • C. 

      Richard III

    • D. 

      John

    • E. 

      Edward II