The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part 4: Touching the Divine, Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the head coach of the University of Washington rowing program in 1933?
(a) Tom Bolles.
(b) George A. Wyman.
(c) Byron Noble.
(d) Al Ulbrickson.

2. What term refers to a boat with a narrow, flat bottom, high bow, and flaring sides?
(a) Kayak.
(b) Dory.
(c) Dinghy.
(d) Clipper.

3. The author says in Part 4: Touching the Divine, Chapter 13 that by March 19, 1936, Al Ulbrickson had his best bet for an Olympic boat. Who was at the bow of this boat?
(a) Byron Noble.
(b) Roger Morris.
(c) Tom Bolles.
(d) Harvey Love.

4. Where was Fritz Kreisler born?
(a) Austria.
(b) France.
(c) Germany.
(d) Switzerland.

5. What University of Washington crew member's father had been the manager of Bon Marche department store and was famous for hiring spies to infiltrate the unions?
(a) Frank G. Gorrie's father.
(b) Broussais Beck Jr.'s father.
(c) Angus Hay Jr.'s father.
(d) Byron Noble's father.

Short Answer Questions

1. How much did Joe Rantz earn for the dangerous job jack-hammering on the side of cliff faces at the Grand Coulee Dam site in 1935?

2. In the fourth year of the Great Depression, how many Americans had no job or prospect of finding one, according to the author in Part 1: What Seasons They Have Been Through, Chapter 1?

3. On what date did Joyce Simdar's family home burn to the ground?

4. Who was the senior that Ulbrickson swapped out for George Morry as coxswain on the sophomore boat at Poughkeepsie in 1935?

5. In what year did Hiram Conibear die?

(see the answer key)

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