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

2. Why does Anna accept the invitation?
(a) She wants to meet Dr. Holmes.
(b) She likes traveling.
(c) She wants to go to the fair.
(d) She wants to escape her husband.

3. How many years have passed since the Exposition?
(a) 19
(b) 34
(c) 22
(d) 12

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

5. Which of the following famous people is going to the opening ceremony?
(a) The American president
(b) The British Queen
(c) Lord Roseberry
(d) D W.Griffiths

6. Who does Prendergast want to become his assistant?
(a) Holmes
(b) Root
(c) Burnham
(d) Cooling

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

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

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

10. Who is Holmes paying attention to in this chapter?
(a) John Root
(b) Ned's wife and sister
(c) Ned's daughter
(d) Ned

11. What is the title of Burnham's official job?
(a) Supervising architect
(b) Chief accountant
(c) Supervising landscape architect
(d) Chief of construction

12. Where do Burnham's wife and children live?
(a) Evanston
(b) Dwight
(c) Manhatten
(d) Jacksonville

13. Where does Holmes meet Minnie?
(a) Boston
(b) Dwight
(c) England
(d) New York

14. Where does Holmes' wife live?
(a) Charlotte
(b) Kentucky
(c) New York
(d) Willmett

15. What does Holmes advertise in the local papers?
(a) His horse
(b) His marriage to Minnie
(c) His World's Fair Hotel
(d) His pharmacy

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the biggest attraction at the Exposition?

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

3. What does the President turn on at the opening ceremony?

4. What does Dr. Kelley cure?

5. What does Sol Bloom open?

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