An American Hero: The True Story of Charles a. Lindbergh Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What had changed in Germany's military?
(a) Hitler had remilitarized.
(b) Sanctions had weakened it.
(c) The Depression had starved it of cash.
(d) Hitler had let it languish.

2. What effort did Lindbergh contribute to the war effort?
(a) He was a spokesman for the government.
(b) He was a consultant to Henry Ford's factories.
(c) He raised money for the U.S. war bonds.
(d) He advocated engagement and containment.

3. How does Denenberg characterize the investigation of the Lindberghs' baby?
(a) A bungled mess.
(b) Forensically advanced.
(c) Highly scientific.
(d) Slow-witted.

4. Where were Lindbergh and Anne Morrow married?
(a) In City Hall in New York.
(b) In an airplane.
(c) At the Morrow Estate.
(d) In Washington D.C.

5. How much did the Lindberghs give Graveyard John?
(a) $150,000.
(b) $5,000.
(c) $70,000.
(d) $100,000.

6. What changed Lindbergh's view to a minority position?
(a) The suffering of the French.
(b) The Royal Air Force's success against the Luftwaffe.
(c) The failure of Hitler's air force.
(d) The publication of Hitler's atrocities.

7. When was the Lindberghs' son kidnapped?
(a) 1932.
(b) 1935.
(c) 1930.
(d) 1927.

8. What had the kidnapper used to get into the house?
(a) A ladder.
(b) A letter.
(c) A skeleton key.
(d) An unlocked door.

9. Who did Lindbergh and Schwarzkopf suspect of the kidnapping?
(a) John Condon.
(b) Al Capone.
(c) Mickey Rosner.
(d) The media.

10. What was Roosevelt's solution to the controversy?
(a) To make air mail a federal service.
(b) To privatize air mail.
(c) To create a new regulatory body overseeing air mail.
(d) To investigate the corruption.

11. What did Anne Morrow Lindbergh propose in 'Wave of the Future'?
(a) That the Nazis not be fought.
(b) That Nazis be exterminated.
(c) That Nazis be supported.
(d) That Nazis be contained.

12. Who was Dwight Morrow?
(a) An aviation advocate.
(b) A pilot.
(c) U.S. Ambassador to Mexico.
(d) A Senator from Wisconsin.

13. What did the media call the Lindberghs' estate in Hopewell?
(a) The Eagle's Nest.
(b) The Old Wings Home.
(c) The Flyers' Rest.
(d) The Estate.

14. What did Lindbergh do after World War II?
(a) Rebuilt European industries.
(b) Consult for airline companies.
(c) Travel extensively.
(d) Work in Germany.

15. Why did Lindbergh keep to a strict timetable?
(a) To finish the tour as quickly as possible.
(b) To show that aviation could be reliable.
(c) To return to Washington D.C. for a ceremony.
(d) To start a new project together.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the controversy centered around?

2. Who backed Lindbergh financially?

3. What did Lindbergh do to allow himself to speak openly about politics?

4. What prize did Lindbergh's autobiography win?

5. What was Lindbergh's stance on Roosevelt's action?

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