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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What will sleep mean for Lindbergh while he is flying?
(a) Rest.
(b) Rejuvenation.
(c) Death.
(d) Peace.

2. Who insisted that Charles Lindbergh attend college?
(a) His father.
(b) His mother.
(c) His grandfather.
(d) He himself did.

3. What happened to The Spirit of St. Louis after Lindbergh landed?
(a) Police impounded it.
(b) It caught fire.
(c) Lindbergh wrecked it on landing.
(d) Souvenir-seekers tore it apart.

4. When was Charles Lindbergh born?
(a) 1903.
(b) 1907.
(c) 1899.
(d) 1902.

5. In what month did Lindbergh fly to Paris from New York?
(a) July.
(b) February.
(c) September.
(d) May.

6. What kind of celebration was Lindbergh treated to in New York?
(a) An honorary doctorate.
(b) A dance party.
(c) A ticker tape parade.
(d) A christening at a new airport.

7. How did Lindbergh approach Paris?
(a) From the south.
(b) From England.
(c) From Spain.
(d) From Normandy.

8. How does Denenberg describe Lindbergh in front of cameras?
(a) A publicity hog.
(b) Hostile.
(c) Camera-shy.
(d) Photogenic.

9. How much was Lindbergh estimated to have earned as a result of his transatlantic flight?
(a) $500,000.
(b) $3 million.
(c) $1 million.
(d) $100,000.

10. What does Denenberg say Lindbergh felt about camera men?
(a) He thought they got in his way.
(b) He thought they were there to magnify him.
(c) He was afraid they were stealing his soul.
(d) He could not get enough time in front of the cameras.

11. How far was the first powered flight?
(a) 120 miles.
(b) 12 miles.
(c) 120 feet.
(d) 1,200 yards.

12. When did Lindbergh make his transatlantic flight?
(a) 1933.
(b) 1927.
(c) 1929.
(d) 1931.

13. What did Lindbergh accept from President Coolidge?
(a) An award.
(b) An invitation to return to the U.S. on an America cruiser.
(c) A ticker tape parade.
(d) An invitation to visit the White House.

14. How long did it take for Lindbergh to lose sight of the coast of the U.S.?
(a) Three hours.
(b) Six hours.
(c) Five hours.
(d) One hour.

15. What was the estimate of the size of the crowd that saw Lindbergh land?
(a) Between 20,000 and 100,000.
(b) Between 25 and 30 people.
(c) Between 10,000 and 20,000.
(d) Between 60,000 and 70,000.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why did police attend Lindbergh's departure for Europe?

2. What did Lindbergh encounter off the coast of Nova Scotia?

3. What did the relative who taught Charles Lindbergh to tinker do for a career?

4. What route did Lindbergh fly air mail for?

5. How long did Lindbergh sleep after landing?

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