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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. Who leaves before the closing ceremony?
(a) McKim
(b) Burnham
(c) Holmes
(d) Anna

2. To whom does Holmes sell the articulated skeleton?
(a) The Exposition
(b) The police station
(c) A medical school
(d) Ned

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

4. Where does Holmes say Julia has gone?
(a) London
(b) Dwight
(c) Iowa
(d) Evanston

5. How much does the murder rate rise in America as the economy falls?
(a) 40%
(b) 30%
(c) 62%
(d) 28%

Short Answer Questions

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

2. To whom does Prendergast send a postcard?

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

4. What is the name of the new family that moves into Holmes' apartment?

5. Whose World's Fair attendance record does Chicago beat?

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