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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In 1937, a horrible fire killed fifteen __________________ and injured thirty-nine others.
(d) Boy Scouts.
2. This lake is 136 square miles with ____________ miles of shoreline.
3. On August 20th, 1883, George Weber started arguing with John Zutavern; they were both employed by the park improvement company and were fighting over what?
(a) A trade they had made.
(b) A bet they had made.
(c) Zutavern's recent promotion.
(d) Who made more money.
4. The army duty was dreary and in 1911-12 some of the men got what?
(c) Cabin fever.
5. The largest aircraft death was the first, when ___________________ crashed.
(b) Boeing 747.
(c) US Air Force B-17 Bomber.
(d) US Air 149.
Short Answer Questions
1. Many people enter the wild every day how?
2. Most suicides have been by whom?
3. Stagecoach wrecks occurred one or more times a summer, but surprisingly, only_________ fatalities are known.
4. What else is important regarding the boat?
5. The era of drowning began in the __________________, when many private boats and boat rentals occurred there.
Short Essay Questions
1. How do many visitors enter a park? What can be done to protect these people? How does this affect the park? What does the author have to say about these safety measures?
2. Why did Britton kill Cunningham? Should he have done this? Why or why not?
3. What happened to Charles Kenck and Richard Dietrch? Why did this happen?
4. What are other ways that people have drowned?
5. What does Whittlesey think about these early deaths? Do you agree with him? Why or why not?
6. When did the era of drowning begin? How could this have been prevented or lessened?
7. How do most drownings occur?
8. What does Whittlesey think about the suicides that take place?
9. What was the 'Grand Tour?' How did this affect the safety of those in the park?
10. Describe the first suicide at Yellowstone. How is this story important?
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