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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What were wind-dried whiting wetted with seawater to give them a special taste called?
(a) Finnan haddie.
2. What is the Anglo-Saxon word that means "a place that has salt"?
3. What was the name of the island that Thomas Croft and John Jay searched for in the Atlantic?
(d) Gran Canaria.
4. What is stuffed cod stomach called in the Scottish Highlands?
(b) Float porridge.
5. The eating habits of cod are classified as _____.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the Basque language called?
2. According to one theory, the Basques are thought to be the original _____.
3. Jacques Cartier is credited for "discovering" the mouth of which river?
4. 16th century salt was produced by _____.
5. What is the throat of the cod called?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why is cod considered a fish that is easy to catch?
2. Why were Thorwald and Erik the Red thrown out of Norway and what do they do after that?
3. Why did the Royal Fishery accountant, John Collins, publish a book on salt in 1682?
4. How did the Basques become known for preserving cod?
5. What type of ocean currents do cod prefer?
6. Why did Bartholomew Gosnold return to Britain from his voyage in 1602?
7. Describe the Georges Bank and why this was a good fishing area for cod.
8. How did Britain show flexibility in its colonialism with North America?
9. Why do cod spawn so many eggs?
10. How did the Vikings survive the desolate landscapes of Greenland and Stoneland?
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