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

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 1, Landscape of Regret | Part 1, Vanishing Point.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. For what day is the opening ceremony scheduled?
(a) December 15
(b) October 12
(c) May 1
(d) June 1

3. Where does Holmes' wife live?
(a) Willmett
(b) Charlotte
(c) Kentucky
(d) New York

4. At what newspaper does Prendergast work?
(a) The Chicago Times
(b) The Chicago Post
(c) The New York Times
(d) The InterOcean

5. What type of bureau is the police force going to establish?
(a) A serial killer department
(b) Crimes against the Exposition department
(c) A fire department
(d) A mysterious disappearance department

Short Answer Questions

1. What does the author state that Chicago has a lot of during this time?

2. What is the title of Burnham's official job?

3. What do the Chicago architects want to show their Eastern counterparts?

4. What problems are happening in America during this time?

5. In what year does Chicago win the vote to hold the Exposition?

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