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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Prendergast introduced to at the City Hall?
(a) Root
(b) Jackson
(c) Harrison
(d) Krause

2. Where does Holmes state that Howard is?
(a) A boarding house
(b) A homeless shelter
(c) Holmes' mother's house
(d) An institution

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

4. What is the name of the ship on which Burnham is a passenger?
(a) The Daisy Stem
(b) The Olympic
(c) The Titanic
(d) The HMS Rose

5. How many weeks are left to the end of the Exposition?
(a) 7
(b) 5
(c) 2
(d) 3

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does Holmes say Anna should start studying?

3. How does an official from the railroad commit suicide?

4. Where does Prendergast go in the Prendergast chapter?

5. With how many cars does the Ferris Wheel begin?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Holmes kill Anna?

2. Describe the Spanish Royal Emissary's visit to Chicago.

3. What eventually happens to the Ferris wheel?

4. How does Holmes occupy himself in prison?

5. What happens in Mr. Chamberlain's office in the Departure chapter?

6. Describe the first test runs with the Ferris Wheel.

7. What does Burnham manage to prove to the world?

8. What eventually happens to Burnham and his wife?

9. What happens to George Ferris?

10. What does McKim write in his letter in the Departures chapter?

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