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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where was The Spirit of St. Louis built?
(a) St. Louis.
(b) San Diego.
(c) New York.
(d) Washington D.C.
2. What was the make of the first plane bought?
(a) A Gypsy Moth.
(b) A Curtis Jenny.
(c) A Curtis Pusher.
(d) A Wright Flyer.
3. Products did Lindbergh endorse?
(a) Shaving creams.
(b) Record labels.
(c) Aviation-related products.
(d) Cigarettes and scotch.
4. Why did Lindbergh nearly die from his stunt?
(a) His second parachute opened late.
(b) He stepped through the wing, and almost fell.
(c) His plane nearly hit a building.
(d) The plane he was walking over to nearly hit him.
5. What happened to Lindbergh after landing?
(a) He gave a speech.
(b) He was carried aloft by the crowd.
(c) He was injured.
(d) He was arrested.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was conventional wisdom for how to pursue the Orteig prize?
2. What did have to do in the 14th hour to set things to rights again?
3. What was the Orteig prize for?
4. What goal did Lindbergh ask the manufacturers to aim for with The Spirit of St. Louis?
5. Where did Lindbergh take The Spirit of St. Louis on its first flight?
Short Essay Questions
1. What obstacle did Lindbergh have to overcome off the coast of Nova Scotia?
2. What did Lindbergh find when he arrived in Paris?
3. What offers were made to Lindbergh, and how did he respond to them?
4. What was Lindbergh's reputation as a pilot?
5. Describe Lindbergh's early education in aviation.
6. Describe Lindbergh's first plane.
7. What was the childhood experience that left a long-lasting impression on Charles Lindbergh?
8. How did driving figure in Charles Lindbergh's early education?
9. What was Lindbergh's relationship with Harry Knight?
10. How was Lindbergh's decision about where to put the fuel tank unconventional?
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