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

Erik Larson
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 113 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Sol Bloom open?
(a) A Morrocan village
(b) A saloon bar
(c) A brothel
(d) An Algerian vilage

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

3. What does the President turn on at the opening ceremony?
(a) The Ferris Wheel
(b) A car engine
(c) The electricity
(d) A roller coaster

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

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

6. How much does the murder rate rise in America as the economy falls?
(a) 28%
(b) 40%
(c) 62%
(d) 30%

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

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

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

10. Who is given the job of increasing attendance?
(a) Daniel Burnham
(b) Frederick Folly
(c) Grover Cleveland
(d) Frank Millet

11. What is the name of Minnie's sister?
(a) Lauren
(b) Anna
(c) Hananah
(d) Helena

12. Prendergast thinks he is about to be appointed as ________________.
(a) Corporate counsel
(b) President
(c) Chief architect
(d) Chief engineer

13. What is the name of the woman who designs the Women's Building?
(a) Janet Burnham
(b) Sophia Hayden
(c) Daisy Whiner
(d) Lily Fangs

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. To whom does Holmes sell the articulated skeleton?

2. What does Prendergast send out to influential people?

3. Who is the secretary of the board of architects?

4. Which of the following is an exhibit at the Exposition?

5. Who is running for his fifth term as mayor?

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 305 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic and Madness in the Fair That Changed America from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.