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Question 1 (Worth 5 points) Black and white line graph showing the number of casualties caused by the Spanish flu pandemic from 1918 to 1919. The cities shown are New York, London, Paris and Berlin. The flu reached its peak during the autumn months of 1918. Public Domain Which nation had the highest number of casualties resulting from the Spanish flu pandemic in October of 1918? the United Kingdom the United States <---answer Germany France Points earned on this question: 5 Question 2 (Worth 5 points) Use the map on H1N1 confirmed cases below to answer the following question: A global map shows the number of confirmed cases of H1N1 flu in 2009. The key has six shades. The lightest shade equals one or more confirmed case. The second darkest shade equals five or more confirmed cases. The third darkest shade equals 50 or more confirmed cases. The fourth darkest shade equals 500 or more confirmed cases. The fifth darkest shade equals 5,000 or more confirmed cases, and the sixth darkest shade equals 50,000 or more confirmed cases. Most of the African countries had 50 or less confirmed countries, with the exception being the North African and southeastern coastal areas. All of North America except Greenland, most of South America, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific countries have between 500 and 50,000 confirmed cases. Public Domain What might account for the fact that developed countries were more affected than developing countries during the H1N1 pandemic? People in developing countries have access to more medical supplies. Developing countries were avoiding consuming contaminated food. People in developed countries travel more and exposed more people. <---answer Developing countries were able to use large armies to prevent exposure. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 3 (Worth 5 points) Why do developing nations tend to be more heavily affected by pandemics than developed nations? Developing nations are unable to resist the social problems of plague. Developing nations lack the resources to control the spread of disease.<---answer Developed nations place the burden of prevention on the developing nations. Developed nations are able to use armies to block borders and prevent spreading. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 4 (Worth 5 points) Use the following map showing the spread of the H1N1 pandemic in 2009 to answer the question below: The map shows the entire world, with different colors showing deaths and infections from the H1N1 virus (dark blue), confirmed infections (blue), and unconfirmed infections (light blue). Between the dark blue and blue sections of the map, almost the entire world is covered. Public Domain In Medieval Europe, it took a few years for the Black Death to consume all of Europe. In 2009 the H1N1 disease spread all over the world in a few months. Considering the information on the map, how might the H1N1 virus have spread so quickly throughout the world? The virus was spread throughout the world by flocks of migratory birds. The virus was spread throughout the world via international airline travel.<---answer The virus was spread throughout the world via contaminated meat. The virus was spread throughout the world by infected street rats. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 5 (Worth 5 points) Use the woodcut below to answer the following question: Black and white engraving of a man in a traditional abbots robe who is looking upward and holding a book with his left hand while his right arm extends and pushes the back of a skeleton. The skeleton is holding a sword over his shoulder and tugging at the mans robe with his left fist. Public Domain In the picture, the skeleton is wearing a religious hat. Which of the following statements best describes the meaning of this image? The Church saves good Christians The lavish lifestyle of church leaders may have caused the plague.<---answer The plague will only affect church goers. The actions of the flagellants likely caused the plague. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 6 (Worth 5 points) Use the woodcut below to answer the following question: Black and white engraving of a man in a traditional abbots robe who is looking upward and holding a book with his left hand while his right arm extends and pushes the back of a skeleton. The skeleton is holding a sword over his shoulder and tugging at the mans robe with his left fist. Public Domain Why is there such a contrast between the expressions on the faces of the two figures? because the man is afraid of death, but Death is happy to have another victim<---answer because the man is resisting Death, who is struggling to bring him along because Death is sad to see a frightened man die in his prime because Death feels good at having so many souls to take with him Points earned on this question: 5 Question 7 (Worth 5 points) Use the following excerpt from Boccaccio's The Decameron to answer the following question: In the year of our Lord 1348, there happened at Florence, the finest city in all Italy a most terrible plague; which, whether owing to the influence of the planets, or that it was sent from God as a just punishment for our sins, had broken out some years before in the Levant (Middle East) and, after passing from place to place, and making incredible havoc all the way, had now reached the west… [The plague] occasioned various fears and devices amongst those who survived, all tending to the same uncharitable and cruel end; which was, to avoid the sick and everything that had been near them, expecting by that means to save themselves. Some [held] it best to live temperately and to avoid excesses of all kinds…and…they shut themselves up from the rest of the world…Others maintained free living to be a better preservative and would balk no passion or appetite they wished to gratify, drinking and reveling incessantly from tavern to tavern…yet strenuously avoiding, with all this brutal indulgence, to come near the infected.— Public Domain Based on the passage, how would Boccaccio likely feel about the actions of the flagellants, who warned Christians to repent? He would find their actions sinful because they accused God. He would find their actions appropriate because the Church was corrupt. He would find their actions appropriate because he believed human sin may have caused the plague.<---answer He would find their actions inappropriate because he was certain the planets caused the plague. Points earned on this question: 5 Question 8 (Worth 5 points) Use the woodcut below to answer the following question: Black and white engraving image with multiple skeletons dancing. There are three dancing in the center with another skeleton on the left playing the flute and wearing a cape. The skeleton on the ground is rising from a grave and being unveiled with his arm outstretched to the air. Public Domain Which of the following does this image of the Black Death era represent? flagellation Danse Macabre<---answer prayer forced quarantine Points earned on this question: 5