Lost in Shangri-La: A True Story of Survival, Adventure, and the Most Incredible Rescue Mission of World War II Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How high was the Gremlin Special flying when the "Eureka" was screamed?
(a) 1400 ft.
(b) 400 ft.
(c) 100 ft.
(d) 800 ft.

2. When did Richard Archbold go to New Guinea for the second time?
(a) 1934.
(b) 1933.
(c) 1936.
(d) 1935.

3. When did Peter Prossen write a letter to his wife according to Chapter 2?
(a) May 15, 1945.
(b) May 3, 1945.
(c) May 5, 1945.
(d) May 13, 1945.

4. How powerful were the C-47 engines?
(a) 1600 HP.
(b) 2000 HP.
(c) 600 HP.
(d) 1200 HP.

5. What did Margaret have trouble admitting?
(a) That she was wrong.
(b) That she was afraid.
(c) That she liked to be in charge.
(d) That she enjoyed being in the jungle.

6. What was Margaret's rank according to Chapter 2?
(a) Sergeant.
(b) Private.
(c) Corporal.
(d) Major.

7. How old was McCollom at the time of the crash?
(a) 26.
(b) 23.
(c) 35.
(d) 42.

8. When did Robert McCollom marry?
(a) May 5, 1943.
(b) May 15, 1944.
(c) May 15, 1943.
(d) May 5,1944.

9. When did the Gremlin Special lift off for its trip according to Chapter 5?
(a) 3:45 P.M.
(b) 3:15 P.M.
(c) 2:45 P.M.
(d) 2:15 P.M.

10. When did Eleanor die?
(a) May 16.
(b) May 14.
(c) May 17.
(d) May 15.

11. How high were the survivors at the crash site?
(a) 3,000 ft.
(b) 8,000 ft.
(c) 5,000 ft.
(d) 9,000 ft.

12. When was Decker born?
(a) May 13, 1914.
(b) May 13, 1913.
(c) May 13, 1911.
(d) May 13, 1912.

13. What did McCollom compare the slow pace of their trek to the clearing?
(a) Like swimming eyes closed.
(b) Like swimming on the back.
(c) As swimming with a lead chain.
(d) Like swiming in honey.

14. How old was Herbert F. Good?
(a) 46.
(b) 42.
(c) 23.
(d) 59.

15. What was the designation of the Liberator bombers?
(a) B-24.
(b) B-17.
(c) B-29.
(d) B-52.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the civilian name of the C-47?

2. What are the two type of gangrene according to Chapter 9?

3. How many women died in WWII by the time of the Gremlin Special crash?

4. What was Margaret's recation during the crash?

5. How far from the crash site was Hollandia?

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