The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 3, Toward Triumph | Part 3, Departures.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When does Holmes say he will perform the abortion?
(a) Christmas Eve
(b) New Year's Day
(c) Independence Day
(d) Christmas Day

2. Whose World's Fair attendance record does Chicago beat?
(a) Paris
(b) London
(c) Beijing
(d) New York

3. How many weeks are left to the end of the Exposition?
(a) 3
(b) 5
(c) 7
(d) 2

4. To whom does Prendergast send a postcard?
(a) Grover Cleveland
(b) Jesse Jackson
(c) W. F. Cooling
(d) Daniel Burnham

5. What is the name of the new family that moves into Holmes' apartment?
(a) Doyle
(b) Jackson
(c) Chappell
(d) Bennett

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the biggest attraction at the Exposition?

2. Who does the fair hire to keep fairgoers safe?

3. What does Carter Harrison urge businesses to do on Chicago Day?

4. In which state does Minnie have land?

5. How much does the murder rate rise in America as the economy falls?

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