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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Sunoco is interested in Formula A racing, partly because of what reason?
(a) The cars are very good.
(b) The drivers are very experienced.
(c) The cars that run it actually do rely on gasoline.
(d) The prize for the winner is large.
2. When does Mark die?
(a) August 19, 1975.
(b) December 19, 1975.
(c) April 19, 1975.
(d) July 19, 1975.
3. Right after a victory, the Porsche people offer the Penske people the opportunity to run a brand new type of Porsche ______ designed for racing conditions.
4. Will these changes automatically help other drivers?
(a) Most likely.
5. Can all drivers master the same troubles?
(a) Yes, most of the time.
(b) No, not always.
(c) Yes, always.
(d) Yes, often.
6. Why does Roger Penske take Mark to Europe?
(a) To find a car for the next season's racing.
(b) To learn how to drive.
(c) To study NASCAR.
(d) To take a vacation.
7. Their experience at Indianapolis proves ________________.
(a) Somewhat helpful.
(b) Very helpful.
(d) Not helpful.
8. They are happy because they have satisfied ___________________ by winning the Fomula races with the Javelins.
(a) Ford Motors.
(b) General Motors.
(c) American Motors.
(d) Dodge Motors.
9. Finally, while his performance in NASCAR racing goes very badly, Mark writes that the other drivers are friendlier. Why?
(a) He is a nice guy.
(b) He is one of the losers.
(c) He is a good driver.
(d) He has a good reputation.
10. Mark feels maybe this accident is for the best. Why?
(a) The garage was in need of major repair.
(b) The insurance covered all damages.
(c) There is a lot of work for everyone.
(d) The Lolas were not good cars.
11. Mark comes out of retirement to drive in a race. What happens?
(a) He is disqualified from the race.
(b) He is killed in a car crash during a practice for the race.
(c) He wins the race.
(d) He decides to continue his professional racing career.
12. This is a ____________ race, but their car has one anyway.
(a) Two wing.
(b) One wing.
(c) No wing.
(d) Three wing.
13. They discuss what to do in the event that they cannot find what?
(a) A good enough car to win the Can-Am races.
(b) A good enough pit crew to win the Can-Am races.
(c) A good enough driver to win the Can-Am races.
(d) A good enough crew chief to win the Can-Am races.
14. What does Mark note about Flegl?
(a) The man is meticulous.
(b) The man is easy-going.
(c) The man is unusual.
(d) The man is arrogant.
15. When Mark asks other drivers about the troubles he is having, how do the others respond?
(a) They give him fake solutions.
(b) They ignore him.
(c) They taunt him.
(d) They do not provide him with solutions.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why are the Germans included in the "deal?"
2. It is normal for race cars to require what?
3. Mark Donohue begins this chapter informing readers that the team is taking their race car to Indianapolis in order to do what?
4. The team makes progress by doing well in Formula ____.
5. How does the chapter end?
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