What was life like in the 17th century?

In this lesson, we will begin by looking at who ruled England during the 17th century, up to who was in charge at the time of the Great Fire of London. We will then have a look at how people lived, finishing by exploring the different types of jobs available during this period.

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What was life like in the 17th Century? - U5 L1

What was life like in the 17th Century? - End of lesson quiz

Q1.Who ruled England between 1558 and 1603 AD?

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Q2.Who succeeded Elizabeth I after her death in 1603?

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Q3.When was the Gunpowder Plot uncovered?

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Q4.King James I was a Catholic. True or false?

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Q5.During the 17th century, which part of London was considered to be working class?

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Q6.When was the last major outbreak of plague in London?

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Q7.What is a spinster?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

What was life like in the 17th Century? - U5 L1

What was life like in the 17th Century? - End of lesson quiz

Q1.Who ruled England between 1558 and 1603 AD?

1/7

Q2.Who succeeded Elizabeth I after her death in 1603?

2/7

Q3.When was the Gunpowder Plot uncovered?

3/7

Q4.King James I was a Catholic. True or false?

4/7

Q5.During the 17th century, which part of London was considered to be working class?

5/7

Q6.When was the last major outbreak of plague in London?

6/7

Q7.What is a spinster?

7/7

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