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David McCullough
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is the aviator who disappears in the Marianas?
(a) Beryl Markham
(b) Amelia Earhart
(c) Antoine de Saint-Exupery
(d) Nevil Norway

2. What is the name of the last 550 acres of land Caudill has spared from the strip miners?
(a) Blue Ridge Parkway
(b) Lilly's Wood
(c) Bluegrass Woods
(d) Sherwood's Forest

3. How many hours does Miriam sleep each night?
(a) 4
(b) 6
(c) 8
(d) 10

4. What is the main profession of most Rothschild men?
(a) Finance
(b) Law
(c) Politics
(d) Education

5. What is the dominant subject of Plowden's work?
(a) Still life
(b) Oceans
(c) Portraits
(d) Railroads

6. What is mined in the state in the answer to #122?
(a) Uranium
(b) Gold
(c) Coal
(d) Diamonds

7. Which of the following is not a reason why strip mining is so popular?
(a) It doesn't take as long
(b) It is safer than working underground
(c) It creates no psychological fear
(d) It takes fewer men

8. What is the profession of the answer to #126?
(a) Banker
(b) Minister
(c) Attorney
(d) Physician

9. Aviation is a common cause destined to ______________________.
(a) Bring tragedy to many families
(b) Bring humanity closer together
(c) Entertain the very rich
(d) Become a terrorist weapon

10. Who does the United States displace as the center of world power during this period?
(a) Europe
(b) Australia
(c) Asia
(d) Africa

11. Who becomes the spokesman for the Kentucky residents affected by strip mining?
(a) John Muir
(b) Henry Clay
(c) William Lexington
(d) Harry Monroe Caudill

12. In what city does David McCullough live and work?
(a) Boston
(b) New York
(c) Philadelphia
(d) Washington, D.C.

13. What is an elemental part of Richter's stories?
(a) Politics
(b) Religion
(c) The land
(d) Mexico

14. What religious affiliation do the Rothschilds have?
(a) Catholic
(b) Jewish
(c) Episcopalian
(d) Baptist

15. "The Lonely War of a Good Angry Man" addresses what subject?
(a) Strip mining
(b) Abolition
(c) Politics
(d) Civil Rights

Short Answer Questions

1. What major award did Richter win in 1951?

2. Which Civil War battle accounts for the bloodiest day in American history?

3. According to McCullough, who is the last U.S. president to have a sense of history?

4. To what artist is Plowden's photography compared?

5. What does McCullough consider enough reason for living in Washington, D.C.?

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