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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

Erik Larson
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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) John Root
(b) Hannah Clarke
(c) H.H. Holmes
(d) Daniel Burnham

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

3. What is the name of the husband of the family that moves into Holmes' hotel?
(a) Ned
(b) Jackson
(c) Frank
(d) Jay

4. What problems are happening in America during this time?
(a) A war
(b) Violent storms
(c) A depression
(d) Government corruption

5. Who is supervising landscape architect?
(a) James Ellsworth
(b) John Root
(c) Harry Codman
(d) Frederick Olmsted

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What are Burnham and Root's jobs?

3. Which city is second in the vote?

4. What kind of shop does Holmes buy?

5. What was the Exposition celebrating?

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