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Question 1: The use of churchyards as burial grounds for the deceased was discontinued all over Europe in various stages between the 18th to 19th centuries due to lack of space for new ________.
EnglandHeadstoneCemeteryUnited Kingdom

Question 2: In the Scots language or Northern ________ this can also be known as a kirkyard or kirkyaird.
South AfricaCanadaAmerican EnglishEnglish language

Question 3: A churchyard should not be confused with a graveyard or a ________.
HouseShopping mallNew townCemetery

Question 4: In other cases, all headstones have been removed, to create a park-like environment, or simply to facilitate the seasonal cutting and removal of ________ or weeds.

Question 5: In many European states, burial in churchyards was outlawed altogether either by royal decrees or government legislation for public ________ reasons and portions of churchyards were taken in order for roads to be built or expanded.
Hand washingFood safetySanitationHygiene

Question 6: A churchyard is a patch of land adjoining or surrounding a church which is usually owned by the relevant church or local ________ itself.

Question 7: In some cases the human remains were ________ and the gravestones transferred.
CremationDeath and cultureBurialDeath

Question 8: Historically the most common use of churchyards was as a consecrated ________ ground known as a graveyard.
DeathCremationDeath and cultureBurial


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