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. How old was Morrow's daughter when Lindbergh met her?
(a) 31.
(b) 21.
(c) 26.
(d) 18.

2. What does Denenberg say Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh tried to do between the kidnapping the Hauptmann's execution?
(a) Conceive another child.
(b) Write about their ordeal.
(c) Make kidnapping a federal crime.
(d) Live normal lives.

3. What was Lindbergh's advice to England and America?
(a) To crush Germany's air force before it got too powerful.
(b) To sanction Germany until it demilitarized.
(c) To attack weaknesses in Germany's air defense.
(d) Not to engage German planes.

4. How does Denenberg characterize Hauptmann's defense?
(a) Thorough.
(b) Bungled.
(c) Strident.
(d) Poor.

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

6. What did Lindbergh think was the best way to handle the investigation?
(a) Aggressively.
(b) Publicly.
(c) Patiently.
(d) Discreetly.

7. What strategy did Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh adopt for going out in public?
(a) Decoys.
(b) Bodyguards.
(c) False press schedules.
(d) Disguises.

8. Who was the controversy centered around?
(a) An air mail company's president.
(b) The President.
(c) Lindbergh.
(d) The Postmaster General.

9. When was Lindbergh's autobiography published?
(a) 1953.
(b) 1959.
(c) 1956.
(d) 1961.

10. What was Lindbergh working to complete in July 1927?
(a) Plans for a trip to China.
(b) An account of his trip.
(c) Proposals for new prizes for long distance flights.
(d) Repairs to The Spirit of St. Louis.

11. Where did Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh depart for, soon after the birth of their second son?
(a) Europe.
(b) Asia.
(c) Russia.
(d) South America.

12. Who starred in the movie version of Lindbergh's transatlantic flight?
(a) James Dean.
(b) James Cagney.
(c) Jimmy Stewart.
(d) Humphrey Bogart.

13. When was Lindbergh asked to visit Germany?
(a) 1936.
(b) 1940.
(c) 1939.
(d) 1934.

14. When did Lindbergh's view become a minority view?
(a) 1938.
(b) 1940.
(c) 1936.
(d) 1942.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Lindbergh's estimation of Germany's air strength?

2. How did Lindbergh shock people in 1941?

3. Where did the Lindberghs NOT have residences?

4. Who was Dr. Carrell?

5. What position did Lindbergh articulate as spokesman for the America First Committee?

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