Whaling quiz

Whaling quiz - Whaling quiz 1. Most of the whaling ships...

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Whaling quiz 1. Most of the whaling ships discussed in the article were owned by :A) Corporations B) Indians C) Jews D)Quakers E)women ( D is correct) 2. The leading whaling port before New Bedford overtook it was A)Boston B)Nantucket C)New Haven D)Plymouth. (B is correct) 3. Between 1815 and 1850, production of whale products: A)decreased, and the unit price decreased B)decreased, and the unit price rose C)increased, and the unit price decreased D) increased, and the unit price rose. ( D is correct) 4. Three o4 4 thousand young men were lost from the whaling fleet each year because they : A) deserted or were left ashore B) died of disease C) drowned when their ship sank D) were killed by whales E) fell in love with mermaids. ( A is correct) 5. Tell of two ways that they “lay” system was unfair to the seamen: 1. New Bedford( unclear) passed Nantucket as the leading whaling port, because it had an___( unclear) following advantages, except: A) closer to whaling grounds B) concentration on just whaling C)deeper harbor D) railroad connections. 2.
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