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

2. Why does McKim leave so early?
(a) His wife is sick.
(b) He hates the idea of the Exposition ending.
(c) He has a new job.
(d) He has an argument with Burnham.

3. Who does the fair hire to keep fairgoers safe?
(a) The Columbian Guard
(b) NYPD
(c) The military
(d) Canadian Rockies

4. Prendergast thinks he is about to be appointed as ________________.
(a) Corporate counsel
(b) Chief architect
(c) President
(d) Chief engineer

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who leaves before the closing ceremony?

2. To whom does Holmes sell the articulated skeleton?

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

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

5. What does Holmes pay Charles Chappell to do?

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