Salt: A World History Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Mark Kurlansky
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 101 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Salt: A World History Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Mark Kurlansky
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 101 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the title of Chapter 15?

2. What other country developed a sauce similar to Garum?

3. How do the Chinese refer to the system of harvesting the square crystals on the surface of the water?

4. What do Parma locals combine milk curds with to make their cheese?

5. What food is it thought that Marco Polo introduced to Italy?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did pilgrims in New England rely so heavily on salt?

2. What influence has salt had on modern day language?

3. How did the Ventian government maximize their profits from the salt trade?

4. How did the Chinese develop soy sauce?

5. Why were the Celts viewed as fearsome warriors?

6. How do the people of Parma make their cheese?

7. How did the people of Parma make their ham?

8. Why did the author become fascinated by salt?

9. How did the Chinese make salt in 800 BC.

10. How did salt help in developing one of the world's first plumbing systems?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

What part did salt play in the following conflicts?

1. The American Revolution.

2. The French Revolution.

3. The American Civil War.

Essay Topic 2

Why was Humphry Davy in the development of salt? What problems has Davy's discovery caused?

Essay Topic 3

Why is the Dead Sea so important to Israeli industry? Why could the Dead Sea soon disappear?

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