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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. In which month does the attendance rise?
(a) October
(b) August
(c) November
(d) September

2. What does Holmes say when questioned by Barlow?
(a) I want my lawyer
(b) Nothing
(c) I am the devil
(d) I am innocent

3. Who did Omsted write to say what people thought of the Exposition?
(a) Ulrich
(b) Holmes
(c) Root
(d) Burnham

4. Who refuses to give the Retrenchment Committee control of expenditure?
(a) The President
(b) The Chicago mayor
(c) The Exposition Company
(d) The Chicago Councel

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the woman Harrison is marrying?

2. What does Holmes not want to become when he dies?

3. By whose visit is the opening of the Ferris Wheel overshadowed?

4. On what day does Harrison announce his upcoming marriage?

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

Short Essay Questions

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

2. In what way can the characters of Burnham and Holmes be compared?

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

4. Why does Burnham not listen to advice from Olmsted?

5. How does Holmes seduce Georgianna?

6. What does Geyer find out about the children in Indianapolis?

7. How does Holmes react to Geyer's finding the bodies?

8. Why does Burnham feel he is a failure in the At Last chapter?

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

10. Why does Burnham have to raise attendance?

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