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

2. How does an official from the railroad commit suicide?
(a) Overdoses
(b) Jumps off the Ferris wheel
(c) Shoots himself
(d) Stabs himself

3. Where does Geyer return to until August?
(a) Philidephia
(b) New York
(c) Pittsburgh
(d) Los Angeles

4. In which city is Holmes' trial?
(a) Chicago
(b) Philadephia
(c) Los Angeles
(d) New York

5. How long does the first turn of the Ferris wheel take?
(a) 30 minutes
(b) 10 minutes
(c) 40 minutes
(d) 20 minutes

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Holmes say Anna should start studying?

2. Where does Geyer begin his search?

3. What is the name of the asylum to which Olmsted is admitted?

4. What does Holmes say when questioned by Barlow?

5. How many people die from an explosion?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What happens to Chicago after the Exposition is finished?

3. What do Minnie and Anna see at the fair?

4. What eventually happens to Burnham and his wife?

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

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

7. What eventually happens to the Ferris wheel?

8. What happens to Olmstead in the Recessional chapter?

9. How does the Exposition influence America?

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

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