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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. Christopher McDougall spent how many years as a foreign correspondent for the Associated Press?
(a) 3.
(b) 8.
(c) 6.
(d) 2.

2. Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen remained on the New York Times Best Seller List for over how long?
(a) 6 months.
(b) 1 month.
(c) 11 months.
(d) 4 months.

3. After the author first met Caballo, he tried to run without what, to no avail?
(a) Pain.
(b) Water.
(c) A sweatband.
(d) Eating.

4. What is Barefoot Ted's last name?
(a) McDonald.
(b) Maxwell.
(c) Rodgers.
(d) Johnson.

5. When was Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen published?
(a) 2011.
(b) 2009.
(c) 2010.
(d) 2007.

Short Answer Questions

1. Jenn Shelton was on a high while running, embracing every second until she reached what marker in Chapter 22?

2. Scott Jurek began running long distances when he started cross training with running to prepare for what?

3. It was how long before they were going to leave to meet the Tarahumara as Chapter 29 opened?

4. Who hiked five miles to bring the author juice in Chapter 31?

5. When did Scott Jurek return and win the race in Tarahumara?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who awoke the author in Chapter 24 for a run? What took place?

2. What news was related of the Tarahumara runners in Chapter 23?

3. What happened after Caballo left Hawaii, as he describes in Chapter 32?

4. How did the author begin training for the race in Mexico in Chapter 27?

5. What surprised the author about the drunken couple in Chapter 21?

6. Who won the race in Mexico in Chapter 31? How did the runners feel at the end of the race?

7. When did the runners show up for the Mexican race in Chapter 20? What concern was there about their arrival?

8. Who was Scott Jurek? How is he described in the narrative?

9. Why did Caballo Blanco want Scott Jurek in his race in Mexico? What success did he have?

10. Where had Caballo Blanco originally hailed from? What was his born name?

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