Volume 1: Of the London Street-folk
1. Where did the street people of London in the 1800s conduct their trade?
(a) Only in the city park.
(b) On the streets and sidewalks.
(c) In booths in the market.
(d) In their stores.
2. How were vendors categorized by Mayhew?
(a) By their place of business.
(b) By the class in which they were born.
(c) Type of merchandise sold.
(d) By how much money they made.
3. What percentage of people earning their living on the streets were vendors?
(a) Seventy-five percent.
(b) Eighty-five percent.
(c) Fifty percent.
(d) Sixty percent.
4. What did Mayhew say all blind musicians had in common?
(a) They were all blind at birth.
(b) They were all the best musicians.
(c) They were all religious.
(d) They were all poor musicians.
5. From what ailment did Mayhew say all skilled laborers suffered?
(c) Chronic depression.
(d) Black lung disease.
6. What did costermongers hope to do by dark everyday?`
(a) Steal and fence enough goods for whiskey.
(b) Sell enough merchandise to feed their family every night.
(c) They had no daily goals.
(d) Win big at gambling.
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