Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Quiz

Michael Capuzzo
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What happened to the two long distance swimmers on July 6, 1916? (from Chapters 7 and 8)

2.

The US Bureau of ______________ declared that people should not be deterred from going into the waters since "sharks were not vicious" (p. 82). Sharks were deemed to be less a threat to man than horses and dogs. (from Chapters 13 and 14)

3.

What did the shark do to Renny? (from Chapters 15 and 16)

4.

Why might the juvenile shark that attacked the men have turned toward the coast when it reached Sandy Hook Bay on its northward migration? (from Chapters 15 and 16)

5.

The shark had traveled ____________ miles north from Beach Haven. (from Chapters 7 and 8)

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