Mid-Book Test (up to Part III: Spectacle)
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. Who was the engineer of the Galveston-Houston train that became trapped in Part III: Spectacle?
a) William Redfield.
b) Ernest Zebrowski.
c) Edmund Halley.
d) A. V. Kellogg.
2. Who was nicknamed "Pathfinder of the Seas" and "Father of Modern Oceanography and Naval Meteorology"?
a) William B. Stockman.
b) Matthew Fontaine Maury.
c) A. V. Kellogg.
d) William Dampier.
3. What refers to a wireless solar telegraph that signals by flashes of sunlight reflected by a mirror?
4. Going back to the third century BC, who noted that "air" had substance, according to the author in Part I: The Law of Storms?
a) The Byzantines.
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