The Great Influenza Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the title of Part 7 of the book?
(a) "The Pestilence."
(b) "The Race."
(c) "Explosion."
(d) "The Warriors."

2. What does the author say the incubation period of influenza is in Chapter 17?
(a) 12-24 hours.
(b) 24-26 hours.
(c) 24-72 hours.
(d) 24 hours.

3. Who is the great French physiologist who is quoted in Chapter 22 as saying "Science teaches us to doubt" (274)?
(a) Claude Bernard.
(b) Elias Canetti.
(c) Louis Howe.
(d) Thomas Huxley.

4. Where was Josey Brown working when she fell ill?
(a) The Abrasia Naval Training Station.
(b) The Cordon Wells Naval Training Station.
(c) The Winters Anderson Naval Training Station.
(d) The Great Lakes Naval Training Station.

5. What sentence was socialist Eugene Debs given for opposing the war then the U.S. entered it?
(a) 5 years in prison.
(b) 20 years in prison.
(c) 10 years in prison.
(d) 15 years in prison.

6. Camp Hancock was located outside of what city?
(a) Augusta, Georgia.
(b) Malvern, Pennsylvania.
(c) Roarke, New York.
(d) Lubbock, Texas.

7. Who was the Philadelphia public health director when the outbreak of 1918 flu began in the city?
(a) Wilmer Krusen.
(b) Carl Ludwig.
(c) Jacob Henle.
(d) Rupert Blue.

8. For whom did Katherine Anne Porter work as a news reporter when the 1918 flu pandemic broke out?
(a) The San Francisco Chronicle.
(b) The Rocky Mountain News.
(c) The Chicago Tribune.
(d) The San Jose Chronicle.

9. Where did William Welch go for part of his recuperation in Atlantic City?
(a) Hotel Dennis.
(b) Hotel Devonshire.
(c) Hotel Monmarte.
(d) The Four Corners.

10. Where was Charles-Edward Winslow working as an epidemiologist and professor when the 1918 outbreak occurred?
(a) Harvard University.
(b) Yale University.
(c) Rutgers University.
(d) Princeton University.

11. When did Park create the Laboratory for Special Therapy and Investigation in rival to the Rockefeller Institute?
(a) 1919.
(b) 1906.
(c) 1915.
(d) 1911.

12. Near what town was Camp Custer located in the fall of 1918?
(a) Battle Creek, Michigan.
(b) Roarke, New York.
(c) Augusta, Georgia.
(d) Malvern, Pennsylvania.

13. What book did Katherine Anne Porter publish that included some of her experiences with the Spanish flu?
(a) The Plague of 1918.
(b) Pale Horse, Pale Rider.
(c) The Discovery.
(d) One Walk in the Night.

14. When the 1918 flu infected Camp Grant in Illinois, in six days the hospital went from 610 occupied beds to how many occupied?
(a) 1,245.
(b) 4,102.
(c) 6,231.
(d) 3,252.

15. How many people died in Philadelphia on October 1, 1918?
(a) 117.
(b) 95.
(c) 215.
(d) 11.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did Colonel Charles Hagadorn die?

2. The author states in Chapter 17 that there were no high schools in all of South Philadelphia until what year?

3. Who was the personal physician to Woodrow Wilson, William Howard Taft, and Teddy Roosevelt during their presidential terms?

4. Who wrote Murder in the Cathedral?

5. What did Oswald Avery add to his petri dish cultures to block pneumoccocal growth?

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