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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. What are the names of the three children?
(a) Alice, Rose and Jim
(b) Nellie, James and Alice
(c) Howard, Alice and Jackie
(d) Alice, Nellie and Howard

2. What is the favorite attraction at the fair?
(a) The Eiffel Tower
(b) The Library
(c) The Ferris Wheel
(d) The roller coaster

3. Who does Susan Anthony meet at the fair?
(a) Theodore Roosevelt
(b) Her estranged father
(c) Wild Bill Cody
(d) D. W Griffiths

4. Whose World's Fair attendance record does Chicago beat?
(a) Beijing
(b) London
(c) New York
(d) Paris

5. Who does Holmes take to the hotel with him?
(a) Mrs. Lawrence
(b) Anna
(c) Mrs. Burnham
(d) Minnie

Short Answer Questions

1. For what is the Ferris wheel eventually used?

2. Who does Burnhan want to lower their rates?

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

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

5. Where does Prendergast go in the Prendergast chapter?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does the New York editor want his fellow editors to apologize to Chicago?

2. Describe Prendergast's visit to the City Hall.

3. How does Holmes seduce Georgianna?

4. What do the police find in Holmes' hotel?

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

6. How does Holmes kill Anna?

7. What happens to the Ferris Wheel during the windstorm?

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

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

10. How does the Exposition influence America?

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