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. In what building do Burnham and John Root sit?
(a) The Bootle building
(b) The City Church
(c) The City Hall
(d) The Rookery building

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

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

4. How many architects does Burnham invite to work on the designs?
(a) 3
(b) 18
(c) 12
(d) 5

5. What was the Exposition celebrating?
(a) Prosperity
(b) America's independence
(c) Columbus' discovery of America
(d) A new century

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of bureau is the police force going to establish?

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

3. What is the only reason the police would have for finding a missing person?

4. Where does Holmes' wife live?

5. Where was the Exposition of 1893 held?

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