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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. In chapter 4, what do we learn has happened to Gann while flying with Ross?
(a) Gann decides that he does not want to fly anymore and quits.
(b) Gann's flying abilities are miserable.
(c) Gann feels ready to be a head pilot.
(d) Gann's flying abilities have vastly improved.
2. Where did Ross grow up as a child?
(a) Detroit, MI.
(b) Cleveland, OH.
(c) Lansing, MI.
(d) Massilon, OH.
3. What character traits does Gann seem to attribute to his fellow pilots?
(a) He sees them as humble yet skilled.
(b) He sees them as jealous and unskilled.
(c) He sees them as jealous and proud.
(d) He sees them as gracious and supportive.
4. What plane does Gann find abandoned on his first shuttle flight to South America?
(a) A Shooters 56.
(b) A Runners 42.
(c) A Junkers 86.
(d) A Kickers 97.
5. While Gann is recovering from his illness, what are other pilots receiving?
(a) Their vacation pay.
(b) Their pink slips.
(c) Their pension payments.
(d) Their war activation letters.
Short Answer Questions
1. What type of shoes does Ross wear?
2. Again, Gann manages to mess up, but Ross is there to save the day. What does Gann realize after his first flight day with Ross?
3. How does Gann describe Ross' demeanor?
4. In chapter 8, which friend of Gann's joins the route AM-21 as a pilot?
5. Throughout the text, how does Gann seem to respond to this seniority number?
Short Essay Questions
1. What type of special school is Gann invited to and what happens when he attends?
2. Over time, how does Ross begin to treat Gann?
3. What is one thing Gann likes about the occasional long route from Newark to Chicago?
4. Who is Ernest Gann?
5. How does Gann handle the landing at Syracuse?
6. What are some tricks that Gann learns from Ross?
7. Upon landing with his cargo at Goose Bay, what do Gann and his crew discover?
8. What are some of Keim's characteristics and qualities?
9. What type of novel is "Fate Is the Hunter"?
10. While flying over the jungles of South America in search of an airport, what random decision do Gann and his co-pilot make, and what is the outcome?
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