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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. How old was Snow when he read John Frank Newton's 1811 manifesto "The Return to Nature: A Defense of the Vegetable Regimen"?
(a) 20.
(b) 12.
(c) 17.
(d) 15.

2. In Eyes Sunk, Lips Dark Blue, with whom did Susannah Eley share a bottle of water from the Broad Street pump?
(a) Niece.
(b) Cousin.
(c) Daughter.
(d) Neighbor.

3. In The Investigator, how many blocks were ravished by cholera?
(a) 5 square blocks.
(b) 8 square blocks.
(c) 7 square blocks.
(d) 3 square blocks.

4. In 1850, how many gallons of water a day were used by the average London household?
(a) 150.
(b) 75.
(c) 160.
(d) 90.

5. What did Whithead mix Broad Street water with at the end of The Investigator?
(a) Brandy.
(b) Whisky.
(c) Limes.
(d) Lemons.

Short Answer Questions

1. In The Investigator, how old is John Snow?

2. In The Investigator, in July 1849, how many people died on Thomas Street in Horsleydown?

3. When did Snow's paper on the use of arsenic in the preservation of cadavers appeared in "The Lancet"?

4. Who designed Regent Street to connect Marylebone Park wit the Prince Regent's new home at Carlton House?

5. In Eyes Sunk, Lips Dark Blue, how man dogs did a man at 38 Silver Street keep in one room?

Short Essay Questions

1. In The Night-Soil Men, how were the poor buried at the pauper burial ground at St. Bride's?

2. In The Night-Soil Men, why did the invention of water closets have a bad effect on London's sewage problem?

3. In The Investigator, who was the famous patient who chose Snow to administer chloroform during childbirth and why?

4. Who was John Snow?

5. On September 4, what groups of people were spared from the cholera outbreak?

6. By Sunday morning, September 3, what was going on at the beginning of The Investigator?

7. Why was the Broad Street Pump popular?

8. On September 4, what did Whitehead hear residents saying about the cause of the cholera outbreak?

9. How is cholera spread?

10. In The Night-Soil Men, what type of neighborhood did Soho become in the years after the 1665 plague?

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