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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. Where is the train headed?
(a) Omaha.
(b) Boston.
(c) Philadelphia.
(d) Cincinati.

2. What does Evelyn receive in her divorce settlement?
(a) One dollar.
(b) $25,000.
(c) Nothing because of her affair with Younger Brother.
(d) $1,000,000.

3. From where does the North Pole expedition set off?
(a) Boston Harbor.
(b) Bangor, Maine.
(c) New York Harbor.
(d) Lake Erie.

4. What does the arrival of the immigrants symbolize?
(a) That a famine is headed for America.
(b) That the world economy is failing.
(c) That there are changes coming for the country.
(d) That the weather will turn bad.

5. What does Father think about when he sees the new immigrants?
(a) That there will be new competition for his business.
(b) That there are too many immigrants coming into the USA.
(c) That there will be more crime in New York.
(d) That they all buy American flags.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Evelyn Nesbit doing before her husband's trial?

2. What kind of car is Evelyn being chauffeured in as she goes around in New York?

3. Why are Tateh and the girl at home that day?

4. With whom is Father planning to travel to the North Pole?

5. What does Father do with all the family watching?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who are the famous psychologists who visit New York at this time and what is their reaction?

2. What is the nature of Evelyn's testimony in Harry's trial?

3. How is Father sent off on his trip with the Perry expedition to the North Pole?

4. What sight as they sail out of New York Harbor depresses Father?

5. What causes Harry K. Shaw to propose marriage to Evelyn Nesbit?

6. What does Younger Brother do for a political rally in Rye, New York?

7. What does Tateh notice about The Girl on their train trip.

8. What becomes the fashion among the rich in turn of the century America?

9. What does newspaperman Riis find when he goes to the docks to interview Stanford white about housing for the poor?

10. How does Evelyn lose The Girl?

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