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Question 1: Beer Street and Gin Lane are two prints issued in 1751 by English artist ________ in support of what would become the Gin Act.
Beer Street and Gin LaneWilliam HogarthEmblematical Print on the South Sea SchemeLondon

Question 2: e. ^  Compare this with the four plates of ________ which sold for £6.12s.6d.,[40] and a unique proof of Taste in High Life which went for £4.4s.
William HogarthAugustan literatureThe Four Stages of CrueltyFour Times of the Day

Question 3: Designed to be viewed alongside each other, they depict the evils of the consumption of gin as a contrast to the merits of drinking ________.
BeerBrewingBockAlcoholic beverage

Question 4: [6] By 1750, over a quarter of all residences in St Giles parish in ________ were gin shops, and most of these also operated as receivers of stolen goods and coordinating spots for prostitution.

Question 5: From 1689 onward, the British government had encouraged the industry of ________, as it helped prop up grain prices, which were then low, and increase trade, particularly with colonial possessions.
Liquid-liquid extractionDistillationSpinning coneAzeotrope

Question 6: The only businesses that flourish are those which serve the gin industry: gin sellers; distillers (the aptly named Kilman); the ________ where the avaricious Mr.
PawnbrokerPersonal financeFinancial plannerDebt

Question 7: Indeed, Daniel Defoe and ________, among others, particularly Whig, economists, had seen distilling as one of the pillars of British prosperity in the balance of trade.
Social CreditCharles DavenantMercantilismPhysiocracy

Question 8: Hogarth advertised their issue in the London Evening Post between 14 and 16 February 1751 alongside the prints of ________, which were issued the following week:
William HogarthThe Four Stages of CrueltyBeer Street and Gin LaneFour Times of the Day

Question 9: At almost the same time and on the same subject, Hogarth's friend ________ published An Inquiry into the Late Increase in Robbers.
John FieldingHenry FieldingThe Author's FarceJoseph Andrews

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