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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. British Corn Laws established corn as what item?
(a) Grain.
(b) Vegetable.
(c) Fruit.
(d) Protein.

2. What group was the most helpful in supplying aid to the starving Irish?
(a) Congregationalists.
(b) Quakers.
(c) Tories.
(d) Knights Templar.

3. What was the young man's offense?
(a) Lying.
(b) Poaching.
(c) Fishing.
(d) Stealing potatoes.

4. Which of the following was NOT blamed for the problem?
(a) Fairies.
(b) Satan.
(c) Landlords.
(d) Weather.

5. What was often cooked with cabbage leaves?
(a) Lamb.
(b) Blood.
(c) Potatoes.
(d) Leeks.

Short Answer Questions

1. At what location did laborers gather to complain about lack of wages?

2. What material was used to construct the walls of the cabins?

3. Who was named as the new head of the British Treasury?

4. Some "criminals" were transported to what location?

5. What was the new Prime Minister's royal title?

(see the answer key)

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