Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Michael Capuzzo
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 152 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.

Close to Shore: The Terrifying Shark Attacks of 1916 Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Michael Capuzzo
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 7 and 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The people irrationally linked the great white attack to what?
(a) The U.S. Navy.
(b) Unruly teenagers.
(c) God's wrath.
(d) German U-Boats.

2. What did Dowling swear?
(a) He would never swim in the ocean again.
(b) He would never swim again.
(c) He would help to save those attacked by sharks.
(d) He would catch the shark.

3. A young man waded out in the Atlantic, his ______________ dog alongside his master.
(a) Hunting.
(b) Show.
(c) Old.
(d) Retriever.

4. While the young shark is off the coast of Florida, it may be caught in the warm Gulf Stream currents, which does what to the shark?
(a) The high temperature makes it uncomfortable and struggle to hunt and feed.
(b) The high temperature makes it hungry for human flesh.
(c) The high temperature disorients the shark.
(d) The high temperature makes it irritable and hungry.

5. Eugene and Louisa Vansant did what with their daughters at dusk while their eldest child, Charles, romped with the family dog in the waters off the beach?
(a) Strolled along the boardwalk.
(b) Went dancing.
(c) Had dinner.
(d) Went to the movies.

Short Answer Questions

1. The wealthy family of Dr. Eugene Vansant rode in a Pullman with their nannies and servants for a stay in ______________.

2. One fact that made the thought of men being killed or eaten by sharks unrealistic to many was what?

3. Twenty-six teeth are contained in the top row and ______________ in the bottom row.

4. Though young sharks can seem slow-moving, when stimulated they can reach speeds of ____________ miles per hour.

5. Successive rows of additional teeth are poised behind the functional teeth, ready to replace them when they are discarded. Every ______________ weeks, a new, serrated set of teeth replaces the current set.

(see the answer key)

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