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) Anna
(b) Burnham
(c) Holmes
(d) McKim

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. How many weeks are left to the end of the Exposition?

2. Why does McKim leave so early?

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

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

5. To whom does Holmes sell the articulated skeleton?

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