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

2. What is the name of Holmes' wife?
(a) Myrta
(b) Franny
(c) Daisy
(d) Janet

3. From what city do three of the architects come?
(a) Boston
(b) New Orleans
(c) New York
(d) Kentucky

4. What do they decide is the best site for the exposition?
(a) Central Park
(b) Lincoln Park
(c) Jackson Park
(d) Washington Park

5. Which city is second in the vote?
(a) Memphis
(b) London
(c) Paris
(d) New York

Short Answer Questions

1. What word best describes Chicago in the late 1880's?

2. How many years have passed since the Exposition?

3. What color eyes does Herman Mudgett have?

4. At what newspaper does Prendergast work?

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

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