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How a village grows – Quiz 2



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What did the people in Bradford do to earn their living in the Middle Ages, apart from making woollen clothes?

(a)

Cattle farming
(b)

Sheep farming
(c) Grain farming

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Why was Bradford a good place to build woollen factories?

(a)

It had plenty of wool
(b) It had fast flowing rivers and nearby mines
(c) All of the above

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What was the first feature which could turn Bradford a city?

(a)

Arrival of the railways
(b) Arrival of the habour
(c)

Arrival of the airport

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Why was the Bradford canal closed?

(a)

The canal was filled in to make way for new roads
(b) The canal was filled in to expand sheep farming
(c) The canal was filled in to make new woollen factories

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How did the value of the woollen industry in Bradford go down?

(a)

Closing of the Bradford Canal
(b)

Cloth could be made more cheaply in other parts of the world, so there was less demand for woollen cloth
(c) There was no proper railway system to transport woollen clothes from Bradford