The Johnstown Flood Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the name of the person who laid out Conemaugh Old Town?
(a) W. Horace Rose.
(b) Cyrus Elder.
(c) Joseph Schantz.
(d) Henry Phipps.

2. What is the name of the brakeman in Section 1 that looks out for himself rather than passengers during the flood?
(a) Henry Phipps.
(b) John Fulton.
(c) Samuel S. Miller.
(d) Charles Reade.

3. What is the name of the distinguished lawyer who sets off in an open wagon to help evacuees in Chapter 3?
(a) Frank Deckert.
(b) W. Horace Rose.
(c) Andrew Mellon.
(d) Henry Phipps.

4. What is the name of the family who lives in an opulent three-story, red brick house?
(a) Frick.
(b) Elder.
(c) Quinn.
(d) Beale.

5. What is the Rev. T.H. Robinson busy doing during the flood in Chapter 4?
(a) Writes a sermon.
(b) Eating dinner.
(c) Taking a bath.
(d) Writing in his diary.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the family who are described as atypical in comparison with their neighbors in Johnstown?

2. What is the title of Chapter 4?

3. What is the name of the manager that is described as the most powerful man in Johnstown?

4. What is the name of the reverend who turns out with his neighbors just before the first flood break?

5. How many communities does the mud and debris go through before reaching Johnstown?

(see the answer key)

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