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

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 B

Michael Capuzzo
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 19 and 20.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The juvenile shark that killed Bruder had probably been frightened off by what?
(a) The sounds of men.
(b) Bruder.
(c) The rescue boat.
(d) Helicopters.

2. Charles sensed that he was being followed and probably felt he had reached safety. Why did he feel safe?
(a) He thought he could swim faster than the shark.
(b) He was in water that was only three and a half feet deep.
(c) He believed sharks were not dangerous.
(d) He thought the shark following him was a figment of his imagination.

3. The great white that attacked the swimmer in 1916 was probably born in the Atlantic around ___________.
(a) 1908.
(b) 1912.
(c) 1915.
(d) 1900.

4. What were women doing that was scandalous to many?
(a) They were not enjoying the beach environment.
(b) They were going on dates.
(c) They were talking to boys.
(d) They were exposing their arms and legs and wearing scandalous clinging wool suits.

5. When the attacks stopped, Coppleson took it as what evidence?
(a) The sharks were no longer interested in attacking humans.
(b) The attacks were by the same rogue shark that had either died or moved on.
(c) There were less humans in the water.
(d) The sharks had all been killed.

Short Answer Questions

1. The expert and some of his assistants had witnessed sharks first hand and had observed how difficult it was for them to do what?

2. ______________________ of working-class men and women migrated across downtown Philadelphia to the coast on the first day of July 1916.

3. Has the force of the great white's bite ever been measured?

4. What was done to keep swimmers safe in the Asbury Park area?

5. Why might the juvenile shark that attacked the men have turned toward the coast when it reached Sandy Hook Bay on its northward migration?

(see the answer key)

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