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

Michael Capuzzo
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 152 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapters 5 and 6.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. There was disagreement among the public as to what killed Charles. Some thought a shark was the culprit, others were convinced that _____________ was the predator.
(a) A large sea turtle or rogue tuna.
(b) An orca or rogue whale.
(c) A dolphin or ray.
(d) A giant squid or octopus.

2. What probably made Charles more vulnerable?
(a) He was bleeding.
(b) He was holding onto his dog.
(c) He was not very strong.
(d) He was a lone swimmer.

3. Beach life had deteriorated in some minds from the many young people visiting, who engaged in what?
(a) Heavy drinking and dancing to suggestive songs.
(b) Gambling and drinking.
(c) Dates without chaperones.
(d) Aggressive sporting events.

4. The Vansants stayed at the stylish _____________ Hotel, where the upper crust enjoyed their respite.
(a) Edmonton.
(b) Essex.
(c) Engleside.
(d) Eagles Nest.

5. The beach-goers of that year made up the largest gathering in the ____________ to date.
(a) Region.
(b) Country.
(c) State.
(d) East.

Short Answer Questions

1. What rumors were rampant?

2. The first to reach Charles was who?

3. For what was the shark waiting?

4. What were women doing that was scandalous to many?

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

(see the answer key)

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