Short Answer Questions Key
1. A young man waded out in the Atlantic, his ______________ dog alongside his master.
2. The great white that attacked the swimmer in 1916 was probably born in the Atlantic around ___________.
3. In July _________, the luxury yacht, Hildegard, set off on an outing in the Atlantic off the New York coast.
4. On board were the architect Stanford White, New York Sun publisher Charles Dana, and close friend ___________________.
5. The owner and captain of the yacht was the wealthy shipping mogul Hermann Oelrichs. One of Oelrichs' goals was to debunk the myth that sharks were man-eaters. He felt certain that their bad publicity stemmed from pure fantasy. He had offered a reward of ____________ for proof that any person had ever been attacked by a shark.
6. Later scientists attributed Oelrichs' success to what probability?
The sharks were small, non-aggressive species.
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