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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. How much was Rich earning at Lockheed in 1972?
2. By the time the Blackbird project ended, how many separate parts had Skunk Works manufactured?
(a) 7 million.
(b) 13 million.
3. How many years did Rich work at Lockheed?
(a) 40 years.
(b) 35 years.
(c) 45 years.
(d) 30 years.
4. During a typical three-to-five hour training exercise, how many sunrises might a Blackbird pilot witness?
(a) 3 to 4.
(b) 2 to 3.
5. How many engines did the B-70 have?
Short Answer Questions
1. How many operational sorties did the Blackbird fly over Vietnam and other hostile countries?
2. Where were two factory workers killed because of an unstart?
3. Where did the CIA purchase titanium?
4. How many feet per second could the Blackbird fly?
5. Who did Rich partner with on the stealth bomber?
Short Essay Questions
1. What type of a plane did Johnson propose to build after the U-2?
2. What were the tiny black dots that appeared on Blackbird windshields after a flight?
3. How did Rich believe large, expensive airplanes would be built in the future?
4. What shattered Dick Bissell's career?
5. Where was a model of the stealth ship tested?
6. Why did President Johnson authorize the Blackbird to overfly North Vietnam in May 1967?
7. Why did Johnson call the F-111 a national scandal?
8. What did the Skunk Works do to make the Blackbird even more safe?
9. Why did Rich turn down a project to design a hypersonic airplane?
10. What was the most sensitive project Rich worked on at Skunk Works? The most sensitive project Rich ever worked on began in 1962 and had the code name Tagboard. The operation was to design spy drones to fly over Communist China's most remote and secret nuclear test facilities.
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