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Work At It Quiz

A look at a few medieval professions, what they were and what they were called. 10 Questions.

 
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What was made by a 'Cooper'?

  • Chicken hutches
  • Barrels
  • Crossbows
  • Chains

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Which of these was a medieval term for a midwife?

  • Anchoress
  • Dey Wife
  • Biddy
  • Howdy Wife

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What is a more modern term for the popular job of 'Deathsman'?

  • Executioner
  • Grave Digger
  • Undertaker
  • Physician

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What did a 'Fletcher' manufacture?

  • Felt
  • Buckets
  • Arrows
  • Baskets

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What criminal trade was pursued by an 'Abactor'?

  • Assassin
  • Coin Forger
  • Pickpocket
  • Cattle Rustler

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What is the modern term for a 'Sawbones'?

  • Butcher
  • Surgeon
  • Slaughterman
  • Carpenter

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What did a 'Cordwainer' make?

  • Wine
  • Cheese
  • Shoes
  • Rope

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What did a 'banker' do for a living?

  • Dig drainage ditches
  • Unload ships' cargo
  • Manage money
  • Tow barges

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Who would make their living by selling fake patent medicines?

  • Dog Leech
  • Mountebank
  • Dikeman
  • Stevedore

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Which term was used for a 'Medieval minstrel'?

  • Domesman
  • Reddleman
  • Whimseyman
  • Gleeman

 

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