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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of Ned's daughter?
(a) Daisy
(b) Pearl
(c) Britney
(d) Anna

2. For whom is Prendergast campaigning?
(a) Alfred Trude
(b) Daniel Burnham
(c) H. H Holmes
(d) Carter Harrison

3. To whom does Holmes sell the articulated skeleton?
(a) Ned
(b) The police station
(c) A medical school
(d) The Exposition

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

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

6. What does Prendergast send out to influential people?
(a) Postcards
(b) Letters
(c) Champagne
(d) Photographs

7. Which structure do the architects want to do better?
(a) Carnary Wharf
(b) The Astronomical Clock
(c) The Empire State Building
(d) The Eiffel Tower

8. Who does Holmes ask Minnie to invite to the fair?
(a) Helena
(b) Mara
(c) Anna
(d) Jana

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

10. Why does Dr. Holmes want Anna to come to Chicago?
(a) To keep Minnie occupied
(b) To keep Minnie on his side
(c) To marry her
(d) To make her less skeptical

11. When does Gertrude become uneasy?
(a) When she sees a dog
(b) When she sees a cat
(c) When Holmes enters the room
(d) When Ned enters the room

12. Which of the following is an exhibit at the Exposition?
(a) Pop tarts
(b) Juicy Fruit
(c) Weetabix
(d) Nokia

13. Emeline is from ___________.
(a) Kansas
(b) Charlotte
(c) Dwight
(d) New York

14. To whom does Prendergast send a postcard?
(a) Daniel Burnham
(b) W. F. Cooling
(c) Jesse Jackson
(d) Grover Cleveland

15. When does Holmes say he will perform the abortion?
(a) New Year's Day
(b) Christmas Day
(c) Independence Day
(d) Christmas Eve

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Holmes sell to Ned?

2. What is the name of the engineer who is awarded the concession?

3. Where does Holmes meet Minnie?

4. What is the biggest attraction at the Exposition?

5. Where do Burnham's wife and children live?

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