The Ghost Map Quiz

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The Ghost Map Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _______ was the name of the Doctor who found that Cholera was a waterbased disease in 1854.
  • 2. 
    T/F: SoHo, like many modern urban places was populated by people who actually appreciated the older, more run down housing options.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Before convincing the Vestry Committee to accept John Snow's waterborne theory, he actually convinced the Board of Governors to do what?
  • 4. 
    T/F: Henry Whitehead possessed a theory of his own about the spread of cholera.  He didn't just knock down the theories of others.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    T/F: The book is ultimately about how a large group of people focused on correlative effects of a disease, and the only true innovation happened when John Snow looked for the cause of the disease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    At the time of the 1854 Cholera outbreak the population of London was what?