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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 eliminates the visibility on Gann's flight to Goose Bay?
(a) Thick fog.
(b) Dense smoke.
(c) Heavy hail.
(d) Snow flurries.
2. What does Gann say that he is stalked by?
(a) The Unknown.
3. In chapter 6, how many pilots and co-pilots does Gann mention are killed in crashes?
(a) 2 pilots and 2 co-pilots.
(b) 1 pilot and 2 co-pilots.
(c) 2 pilots and 3 co-pilots.
(d) 1 pilot and 1 co-pilot.
4. Which one of these men did not attend flight school with Gann?
5. In chapter 6, what does the reader learn about the need for pilots on Gann's route?
(a) His route is fine with pilots.
(b) His route needs pilots.
(c) His route has a surplus of pilots.
(d) His route needs more co-pilots.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is one thing that the seniority number determines?
2. Upon landing at Wilkes-Barre, what item can Gann not locate?
3. Why did Ernest retire from flying?
4. What is McCabe assessing during the demonstration flight?
5. Midway through the novel, which dangerous disease does Gann become stricken with?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Gann learn about Ross' childhood?
2. After WWII, what war does Gann fly in, and how does he feel about his role as a pilot in this situation again?
3. What emergency causes Gann to have to land his plane on his flight from Steensville?
4. What does Gann recall about his actions when he sees a plane crash on the runway in Assam?
5. How does Gann's crew recover their takeoff when the cargo that they are flying to Goose Bay causes the plane to nearly stall? What does Gann learn from this experience?
6. How did his crash affect O'Connor in the long run?
7. What stories does Gann tell Keim about his recent long-distance flight transporting Chinese cash?
8. Pilots are assigned a seniority number. Why is this number important?
9. What does Gann do with the abandoned German plane that he locates in South America on his initial flight over there?
10. How does Gann describe Ross?
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