Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 15 and 16.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Dr. William G. Schauffler immediately order?
(a) A study of sharks.
(b) The closing of all beaches along the Atlantic.
(c) That a patrol be formed to hunt down and kill the shark.
(d) A great white shark expert.

2. Coppleson would one day refer to these attacks as those by the "____________" of New Jersey.
(a) Mad shark.
(b) Crazy shark.
(c) White shark.
(d) Wild shark.

3. Why did Bruder give several bellmen a break to join at the beach?
(a) It was hot in the hotel.
(b) His staff wasn't busy.
(c) He was lonely.
(d) He was nice.

4. A young man waded out in the Atlantic, his ______________ dog alongside his master.
(a) Retriever.
(b) Show.
(c) Hunting.
(d) Old.

5. The only known evidence of a shark attack had been what?
(a) Tall tales by sailors and fishermen.
(b) A blurry photo of a shark ready to chomp down on a man.
(c) A death certificate saying that someone had died from a shark bite.
(d) There has been no evidence.

Short Answer Questions

1. When the attacks stopped, Coppleson took it as what evidence?

2. What was significant about the popular black and dark blue bathing suits?

3. In most cases, white sharks dislike the taste of humans and do what?

4. Coppleson felt there was evidence that if a shark experiences killing or mauling humans, he does what?

5. Cottrell did what to warn people about the shark?

(see the answer key)

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