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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. They do not run the cars much over __________________ at that track for that race.
(a) 175mph.
(b) 150mph.
(c) 190mph.
(d) 210mph.

2. Who is the main competitor at this time?
(a) Ford.
(b) Saab.
(c) Porsche.
(d) Toyota.

3. What color car does the driver want?
(a) White.
(b) Red.
(c) Black.
(d) Blue.

4. Mark Donohue frequently acknowledges the help of whom?
(a) Roger Penske.
(b) His father.
(c) His son.
(d) Others.

5. Why do even the best of race cars often not last long?
(a) They are poorly made.
(b) They are made of cheap materials.
(c) They are driven so hard.
(d) They are held together with tape.

6. On what does Mark run the Chevy?
(a) Methanol.
(b) Alcohol.
(c) Gasoline.
(d) Nitromethane.

7. How does this race allow them to feel?
(a) As if they can take certain kinds of risks they would never take in the other races.
(b) Anxious about their abilities.
(c) Nervous, yet excited.
(d) Conservative and restrained.

8. In Indianapolis they call, "Gentlemen,....__________________" (p. 182).
(a) Hit the gas.
(b) Go.
(c) You may begin.
(d) Start your engines.

9. With what company does the team have a history?
(a) Bridgestone.
(b) Goodyear.
(c) Sunoco.
(d) Firestone.

10. Who is Mark Donohue's funder and organizer of the racing team for which he normally drives?
(a) Roger Vickers.
(b) Roger Penske.
(c) Roger Andretti.
(d) Roger Northlands.

11. Mark tells readers that he dislikes _______________ between himself and anyone else.
(a) Relationships.
(b) Too much space.
(c) Deals.
(d) Leaving bad feelings.

12. During the beginning, they run ________ wings.
(a) Medium.
(b) High.
(c) Low.
(d) Flat.

13. The book begins with introductory writings by whom?
(a) The wife of the deceased author.
(b) Roger Penske.
(c) The author.
(d) The son of the deceased author.

14. What can Mark do based on this fact about his personal life?
(a) Nothing.
(b) Become depressed.
(c) Anything he wants.
(d) He can make certain types of decisions.

15. What is the source of his discouragement?
(a) The Corvette.
(b) Roger Penske.
(c) Racing in general.
(d) The Daimler.

Short Answer Questions

1. Mark is with others often but also can feel very much alone. Why?

2. The race cars, _____________ and the race tracks are featured in photos.

3. The answer to number 86 brings out what?

4. How does Mark feel about the performance of his car?

5. What happens when Mark grows very discouraged?

(see the answer keys)

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