The Path Between the Seas Quiz | One Week Quiz A

David McCullough
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3, Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The ICC's new Chairman, Theodore Perry Shonts, is best described how?
(a) Relaxed.
(b) Tollerant.
(c) Authoritative.
(d) Easygoing.

2. On May 2, 1902, the second key swaying event following the Morgan Committee reports is Mount Pelye exploding on Martinique; how far away and how many killed?
(a) 1,500 miles from Nicaragua, 3,000 killed.
(b) 150 miles from Nicaragua, 3,000 killed.
(c) 1,500 miles from Nicaragua, 30,000 killed.
(d) 3,000 miles from Nicaragua, 15,000 killed.

3. Chairman Morgan appears happy questioning witnesses in February 1902, and his badgering of Ydouard Lampry, the Compagnie Nouvelle spokesman creates what?
(a) Overblown headlines, but legitimate substance to report.
(b) Overblown headlines but no substance to report.
(c) Overblown headlines and lies reported.
(d) Legitimate headlines, no substance to be reported.

4. When do Theodore Perry Shonts and John Stevens land without ceremony at Colon?
(a) July 26, 1904.
(b) December 15, 1906.
(c) July 26, 1905.
(d) December 15, 1905.

5. Panama is divided into how many sections for work purposes?
(a) 4.
(b) 3.
(c) 2.
(d) 5.

Short Answer Questions

1. On March 10, 1902, the Morgan Committee reports out the Hepburn Bill favorably, recommending what?

2. Some mortality estimates go up to 75% among French immigrants and beds are reported to be at such a premium that the dying have been placed where?

3. Julesa Dingler restores order and confidence upon arrival, distributes the workload, purges the disloyal, and formulates what?

4. John Stevens is scheduled to accompany William H. Taft to the Philippines to advise on railroad construction, when who urges John Stevens to go to Panama as John Findley Wallace's successor?

5. When Jules Dingler quits upon approaching mental and physical collapse and Maurice Hutin steps in for a month before resigning also, who becomes acting head of the entire effort?

(see the answer key)

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