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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Multiple Choice Test Questions

Erik Larson
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Part 1, Prologue | Part 1, The Black City

1. How many years have passed since the Exposition?
(a) 34
(b) 22
(c) 12
(d) 19

2. Where was the Exposition of 1893 held?
(a) Chicago
(b) New York
(c) London
(d) Paris

3. What was the Exposition's unofficial name?
(a) Chicago Hope
(b) White City
(c) Columbo
(d) Black CIty

4. What was the Exposition celebrating?
(a) Prosperity
(b) America's independence
(c) Columbus' discovery of America
(d) A new century

5. Who disembarks from a train in this chapter?
(a) John Root
(b) H.H. Holmes
(c) Daniel Burnham
(d) Hannah Clarke

6. What word best describes Chicago in the late 1880's?
(a) Violent
(b) Loving
(c) Cheerful
(d) Prosperous

Part 1, The Trouble Has Just Begun | Part 1, The Necessary Supply

7. In what year does Chicago win the vote to hold the Exposition?
(a) 1889
(b) 1878
(c) 1885
(d) 1890

8. Which city is second in the vote?
(a) London
(b) New York
(c) Memphis
(d) Paris

9. In what building do Burnham and John Root sit?
(a) The City Hall
(b) The Rookery building
(c) The City Church
(d) The Bootle building

10. What are Burnham and Root's jobs?
(a) Architects
(b) Lawyers
(c) Doctors
(d) Businessmen

11. Who are the lead architects of the Exposition?
(a) Depew and Holmes
(b) Burnham and Root
(c) Depew and Root
(d) Burnham and Holmes

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