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

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What was Schwarzkopf's background?
(a) Investigation.
(b) Business.
(c) Military.
(d) Police.

3. What was Lindbergh's relation with Pan Am?
(a) Trustee.
(b) Designer.
(c) Pilot.
(d) Consultant.

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

5. What did Lindbergh die of?
(a) Lymphatic cancer.
(b) Old age.
(c) Plane crash.
(d) Brain tumor.

6. What was the subject of the controversy Lindbergh was embroiled in in 1934?
(a) Air mail efficiency.
(b) Air mail contracts.
(c) Deaths in air mail pilots.
(d) Corruption in the air mail organization.

7. What does Denenberg say Roosevelt thought about Lindbergh?
(a) He thought he was a traitor.
(b) He thought he was a spy.
(c) He thought he was a Nazi.
(d) He thought he was smart, and probably right.

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

9. What did Roosevelt offer Lindbergh?
(a) Unmolested exile from the U.S.
(b) Imprisonment, if he kept speaking in favor of Nazi Germany.
(c) An advisory position in the U.S. military.
(d) A cabinet post.

10. What influence had Lindbergh had on the practice of appeasement?
(a) His estimation of German air strength had led British leaders to make strategic concessions for tactical reasons.
(b) He had been critical of attempts to contain Nazism.
(c) His reports had made Hitler seem beneficial to the territories in question.
(d) His estimation of German air strength had made appeasement seem the best strategy.

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

12. What was the result of the controversy?
(a) Air mail became a federal service.
(b) Air mail contracts were bid on first.
(c) Air mail was regulated.
(d) Air mail remained privatized.

13. Who was Graveyard John?
(a) The kidnapper.
(b) A man who claimed falsely to be the kidnapper.
(c) An IRS officer who tracked the kidnappers.
(d) A mobster who acted as go-between for the Lindberghs.

14. What did people question after Lindbergh's 1941 speech in Des Moines?
(a) His sanity.
(b) His patriotism.
(c) His honesty.
(d) His accuracy.

15. Who did the Lindberghs visit in 1937 and 1938?
(a) High-ranking Nazis.
(b) Jewish leaders.
(c) German diplomats.
(d) German refugees.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was Lindbergh's estimation of Hitler?

2. What did the media call the Lindberghs' estate in Hopewell?

3. What was Lindbergh's estimation of Nazi Germany?

4. When did Lindbergh's view become a minority view?

5. Where did the Lindberghs move to?

(see the answer keys)

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