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

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

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

4. What does the author state that Chicago has a lot of during this time?
(a) Disappearances
(b) Marriages
(c) Children
(d) Murder

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. Who is Holmes paying attention to in this chapter?

4. What was the Exposition celebrating?

5. In what building do Burnham and John Root sit?

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