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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Of what does Holmes write three different versions?
(a) Memoir
(b) Confession
(c) Novel
(d) Short story

2. What is Prendergast's sentence for killing Harrison?
(a) Death by electric chair
(b) Community service
(c) Life imprisonment
(d) Death by hanging

3. Whose body do they find at the end of the chapter?
(a) Howard's
(b) Mrs. Lawrence's
(c) Ned's
(d) Mrs. Pitezel's

4. Of whose murder is Holmes convicted?
(a) Howard Pitezel
(b) Ned Connor
(c) Benjamin Pitezel
(d) Mrs. Lawrence

5. How many days early does Groneau want to open the Ferris Wheel?
(a) 2
(b) 7
(c) 4
(d) 1

6. Whose bodies does Geyer find in Toronto?
(a) Jackie and Emeline
(b) Georgina and Mrs. Lawrence
(c) Alice and Nellie
(d) Howard and Anna

7. In which state does Minnie have land?
(a) Louisianna
(b) Texas
(c) New York
(d) North Carolina

8. What does Burnham fear the Retrenchment Committee will do?
(a) Take away his control
(b) End the fair
(c) Lay off workers
(d) Destroy the buildings

9. What is Holmes trying to get published?
(a) His short stories
(b) His memoirs
(c) His poetry
(d) His diary

10. Holmes believes he is taking on the characteristics of __________.
(a) Howard Pitezel
(b) the devil
(c) Abraham Lincoln
(d) Jesus

11. Where does Prendergast go in the Prendergast chapter?
(a) The City Hall
(b) The Corporate Counsel
(c) Ireland
(d) The White House

12. With how many cars does the Ferris Wheel begin?
(a) 9
(b) 5
(c) 8
(d) 6

13. Which of the following do Anna and Minnie not see at the fair?
(a) Electric chair
(b) Telephone
(c) Movie
(d) Television

14. What did Olmsted ask the people he met on his travels?
(a) If they had any money
(b) How old were they
(c) Had they heard of the Exposition
(d) How the Exposition was going

15. Who of the following is one of the first people to take a ride on the Ferris wheel?
(a) Grounau
(b) Anna
(c) Holmes
(d) Prendergast

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Holmes ask Anna to get from his vault?

2. Olsted left the completion of the Exposition to _________.

3. What is the role of the retrenchment committee?

4. What country does Geyer travel to in The Tenant chapter?

5. What does Carter Harrison urge businesses to do on Chicago Day?

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