World History Trivia Facts For 6th Grade!

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The pandemic known as the Black Death caused the death of millions of people throughout Europe. Historical research has suggested that about half the population in Europe died from the plague. It is difficult to know exactly because no-one kept accurate records of the population at the time. Black Death was a dark time, how well do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year did the Black Death first reach England?
    • A. 

      1308

    • B. 

      1328

    • C. 

      1348

    • D. 

      1378

  • 2. 
    What is another name for the Black Death?
    • A. 

      Bubonic Plague

    • B. 

      Bubotic Plague

    • C. 

      Bucolic Plague

    • D. 

      Bulimic Plague

  • 3. 
    The plague originally spread from where?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      Asia

    • C. 

      North America

    • D. 

      South America

  • 4. 
    How was the Black Death spread?
    • A. 

      By dirty drinking water

    • B. 

      By fleas

    • C. 

      By flies

    • D. 

      By open sewers

  • 5. 
    The fleas were carried by which creatures?
    • A. 

      Black rats

    • B. 

      Harvest mice

    • C. 

      Hedgehogs

    • D. 

      Stray cats

  • 6. 
    What were buboes that gave Bubonic Plague its name?
    • A. 

      Coughing fits

    • B. 

      Large dark swellings

    • C. 

      Splitting headaches

    • D. 

      Throat ulcers

  • 7. 
    What percentage of Britain's population is thought to have died from the plague?
    • A. 

      5-15%

    • B. 

      10-25%

    • C. 

      33-50%

    • D. 

      70-80%

  • 8. 
    What did many believe about the Black Death?
    • A. 

      It was a punishment from God for their sins

    • B. 

      It would only kill the very elderly

    • C. 

      People could be immunised against it

    • D. 

      The doctors could cure it

  • 9. 
    Things were made worse by pneumonic plague that attacked what?
    • A. 

      Bone marrow

    • B. 

      The brain

    • C. 

      The kidneys

    • D. 

      The lungs

  • 10. 
    Once the 1348 plague died out, which was not true?
    • A. 

      No people were left over the age of 21

    • B. 

      So many had died that there was a lack of workers

    • C. 

      Surviving workers were able to ask for higher wages

    • D. 

      The Lord of the Manor had to pay his workers more

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