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

2. What is the only reason the police would have for finding a missing person?
(a) If they had money
(b) If the government told them to
(c) If they were a child
(d) If they were famous

3. What are Burnham and Root's jobs?
(a) Architects
(b) Doctors
(c) Lawyers
(d) Businessmen

4. Which member of Myrta's family does Holmes meet?
(a) Aunt Sally
(b) Uncle David
(c) Her father
(d) Uncle John

5. In what year does Chicago win the vote to hold the Exposition?
(a) 1878
(b) 1889
(c) 1890
(d) 1885

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the husband of the family that moves into Holmes' hotel?

2. Who are the lead architects of the Exposition?

3. How many years have passed since the Exposition?

4. How many architects does Burnham invite to work on the designs?

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

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