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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 was a huckster who sold hardware at a fair called?
(a) A Cheap Jack.
(b) A Cheap Con.
(c) A Penny Call.
(d) A Hustler.
2. What did the most intelligent and well-to-do costers sell?
(b) Food and drink.
(c) Hats and scarfs.
(d) Sewing goods.
3. What kind of low lodging house segregated the renters by sex?
(a) All of the lodging houses did this.
(b) Only the one run by the government.
(c) The best of the lodging houses.
(d) The ones that were also brothels.
4. Why were chimney sweeper apprentices often starved?
(a) They were fed just like every other apprentice.
(b) To keep them small.
(c) To save money.
(d) To control them.
5. What did Mayhew say was the reason people from wealthier families became patterers?
(a) Believing it was the way God called people to live.
(b) Being kicked out of their home.
Short Answer Questions
1. To whom did some merchants loan stock at no cost?
2. How were dustmen hired?
3. What did a publisher who Mayhew knew do for the boy who talked to Mayhew?
4. What kind of selling required the most capital and equipment?
5. Who looked down upon chimney sweepers?
Short Essay Questions
1. What caused a class hierarchy in immigrants in London?
2. Where did orphan or runaway coster children live and how did they get money?
3. What was the story Mayhew told about a crossing sweep from Dublin?
4. Describe the facilities that were opened between 1847 and 1849 that caused the chimney sweeps to wash more often.
5. What area of trade did the Jewish traders dominant and what did Ragmen do?
6. Who were generally managers of lodging houses and what happened to a child who did not have the money for lodging?
7. What was the story Mayhew wrote about a Cheap Jack?
8. How much education did most costermongers have and what was the general extent of their intellectual abilities?
9. About how much coal was used in London in a year and who was responsible for cleaning the aftermath of coal use?
10. What are the six categories the author separated the London street people into and how did these street people generally earn their living?
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