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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. What scientist realized that man could literally run an animal, such as a deer, to death as described in Chapter 28?
(a) Dr. Lieberman.
(b) Dr. Vigil.
(c) Dr. Bramble.
(d) Dr. Torg.
2. Nike takes it's name from a Greek goddess of what?
3. Who came in second place in the race in Chapter 31?
(a) Victoriano Churro.
(b) Jenn Shelton.
(c) Emil Zapotek.
(d) Scott Jurek.
4. On a challenge from what training partner did Scott Jurek run the Minnesota Voyager 50 Mile in 1994?
(a) Abebe Bikila.
(b) Louis Liebenberg.
(c) David Carrier.
(d) Dusty Olson.
5. What disease did Scott Jurek's mother suffer from?
(a) Multiple sclerosis.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who called to say that he could show how an antelope could be run to death, which he had learned in the bush, in Chapter 28?
2. In Chapter 23, Caballo called for everyone to stop and take an oath stating what?
3. What is the theory that the evolution of certain human characteristics can be explained as adaptations to long-distance running?
4. On what date was the race set in Chapter 20?
5. After the author first met Caballo, he tried to run without what, to no avail?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who was Scott Jurek? How is he described in the narrative?
2. Why did Caballo Blanco want Scott Jurek in his race in Mexico? What success did he have?
3. What did the American runners do on their night of arrival in Chapter 21?
4. What happened on the run by the Americans in the morning in Chapter 26? Who had to be rescued?
5. How did the author get fluids at the refill station in Chapter 31?
6. What had Jenn Shelton done to prepare for her first race? How did she perform?
7. Where were the runners staying before the race in Chapter 26? What did they discuss over dinner in this chapter?
8. Who awoke the author in Chapter 24 for a run? What took place?
9. Who examined animals and humans from the past and present to see how they compared and contrasted in Chapter 28? What did he discover?
10. How did the author begin training for the race in Mexico in Chapter 27?
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