Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Susan Campbell Bartoletti
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following was not a category listed for class status?
(a) Landowner.
(b) Farmer.
(c) Serf.
(d) Laborer.

2. What was deposited due to wind and rain?
(a) Mud.
(b) Seeds.
(c) Locusts.
(d) Spores.

3. What/who did the workhouses support?
(a) Farm laborers.
(b) Potato crops.
(c) Destitute people.
(d) Women and children.

4. What word best describes the leaf of a potato plant?
(a) Short.
(b) Round.
(c) Broad.
(d) Prickly.

5. During which month was the second crop harvested?
(a) March.
(b) October.
(c) July.
(d) September.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to some farmers, tribes of ___ must have been warring over the potatoes?

2. Who replaced Peel as Prime Minister?

3. Which of the following was not listed as an occasion for farmers to travel away from the farm?

4. In what month did the 1846 blight begin?

5. How many days per year did the average farmer work to pay the landlord?

(see the answer key)

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