Domestic impact of the war: industry and economy test questions

1

What was the Shell Scandal?

2

Where is jute mostly grown?

3

What percentage of its own food did Britain produce in 1914?

4

After the war which traditional export markets for British fishing were no longer available?

5

What was the Crofters Act of 1886?

6

When did the government pass the Land Settlement Act?

7

What did the 1931 census show had happened to the population of Scotland?

8

By the 1920’s, what percentage had employment in Scottish shipbuilding reduced?

9

What percentage of Scottish furnaces had been dismantled by 1927?

10

How many people were employed in the coal industry after the war?