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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. The hotel manager, ___________________, immediately ordered his telephone operators to notify the operators in all the hotels on the north and central coast.
(a) Darrel B. Pickering.
(b) David B. Plumer.
(c) Daniel B. Plickard.
(d) Damian B. Parsons.
2. In July _________, the luxury yacht, Hildegard, set off on an outing in the Atlantic off the New York coast.
3. There was disagreement among the public as to what killed Charles. Some thought a shark was the culprit, others were convinced that _____________ was the predator.
(a) A large sea turtle or rogue tuna.
(b) A dolphin or ray.
(c) A giant squid or octopus.
(d) An orca or rogue whale.
4. Dr. Nichols, after viewing Bruder's wounds, concluded what?
(a) The young man's death was caused by the attack of a sea turtle.
(b) The young man's death was caused by the attack of an orca, a killer whale.
(c) The young man's death was caused by the attack of a shark.
(d) The young man's death was caused by the attack of a dolphin.
5. The shark was estimated to be _______ feet long and weighed around 500 pounds.
6. What happened to Charles Bruder on the way back to the shore?
(a) He died.
(b) He began to feel better.
(c) He lost consciousness.
(d) He begged to go after the shark.
7. The great white, even in modern times, remains what?
(a) Of no interest to man.
(b) A creature of interest.
(c) A significant danger to man.
(d) Much of a mystery.
8. The beach-goers of that year made up the largest gathering in the ____________ to date.
9. The damage to Bruder was so severe, a _________________ injury, that even with modern medical procedures, he could not have been saved.
(a) Code Red.
(c) Class one.
10. There were some ______________ people in the water the day following the attack on Charles Vansant.
11. Who does the boy miss at the beginning of the book?
(a) His fiancee.
(b) His brother.
(c) His mother.
(d) His sister.
12. The next day, articles appeared in both the New York Times and the Philadelphia Inquirer about the shark attack. Where were these articles located?
(a) In the middle of the newspapers.
(c) On back pages.
(d) On front pages.
13. What was significant about the popular black and dark blue bathing suits?
(a) They were the exact colors of marine animals that the shark savored.
(b) They were very unattractive.
(c) They were not appealing to sharks.
(d) They were the same colors as great whites.
14. Has the force of the great white's bite ever been measured?
(b) Yes, but the evidence is not solid.
(c) Yes, but the measurement was made on a juvenile shark.
15. Noted _________________ Dr. John Treadwell Nichols was called in to investigate the attack.
Short Answer Questions
1. The first to reach Charles was who?
2. The shark that attacked in 1916 had returned from the southern waters where he had suffered in his competition with many larger predators. He was tossed northward by what?
3. As Gertrude stroked along parallel to the coastline, what happened to her?
4. Since it was unusual for the young white shark to be close to the shore in July 1916, experts later theorized that the lone predator was led toward shore by ________________.
5. What did Charles Bruder want to do?
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