The Unfair Advantage Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The driver will normally have changes made to the race car. Why?
(a) So the parts are made by those companies that sponsor the car.
(b) So that he can drive it best.
(c) So the organizer is happy.
(d) So that the car is at its best.

2. He tries what the others recommend and he tries other things. Why does he try other things?
(a) In case they are wrong or being intentionally deceitful.
(b) To rule out all possibilities.
(c) He is bored.
(d) He likes to be right.

3. There is a problem with the fire extinguishers, and what is the result?
(a) One of the Lolas is burned.
(b) The fire trucks have to come put the fire out.
(c) The men have to rely on buckets of water to put out the fire.
(d) The Lolas and the entire garage are burned to uselessness.

4. Mark is able to go ______________ at Indianapolis, and when he tells another driver this fact, the other man is shocked and walks off, literally reeling from the blow.
(a) 187.7mph.
(b) 177.8mph.
(c) 186.7mph.
(d) 176.8mph.

5. What is one reason why the other drivers respond the way they do in number 139?
(a) They do not know how to deal with these troubles either.
(b) They do not like to help each other.
(c) They do not hear Mark.
(d) They do not like Mark.

6. Any changes in a car include what?
(a) Limited expenses.
(b) The team owner's ideas.
(c) The sponsor's products.
(d) The driver's limitations.

7. McLaren is not doing very well at the time, and they end up getting Mark to drive one of their cars. Can this happen without taking him away from Roger Penske?
(a) Only at first.
(b) Yes.
(c) No.
(d) Somewhat.

8. Finally, while his performance in NASCAR racing goes very badly, Mark writes that the other drivers are friendlier. Why?
(a) He is one of the losers.
(b) He is a nice guy.
(c) He is a good driver.
(d) He has a good reputation.

9. Success relies on what?
(a) The driver.
(b) The car and the driver.
(c) The car.
(d) Neither the car nor the driver.

10. Is Mark getting worse at racing?
(a) Yes, he is becoming slightly worse.
(b) No, he is ceasing to improve.
(c) No, he is still improving.
(d) Yes, he has become a horrible driver.

11. This chapter is dated ________________.
(a) 1972 and 1973.
(b) 1971 and 1972.
(c) 1973 and 1974.
(d) 1970 and 1971.

12. Mark comes out of retirement to drive in a race. What happens?
(a) He wins the race.
(b) He is killed in a car crash during a practice for the race.
(c) He is disqualified from the race.
(d) He decides to continue his professional racing career.

13. 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.
(a) 911.
(b) 644.
(c) 733.
(d) 822.

14. Mark thinks he does not care about being famous until he thinks about what?
(a) His disappointed fans.
(b) Being alone and unneeded once the season ends.
(c) How much he enjoys signing autographs.
(d) How he will feel going back to being a nobody.

15. In this chapter, Mark travels to ________________ with Roger Penske.
(a) Germany.
(b) Sweden.
(c) England.
(d) France.

Short Answer Questions

1. Mark knows he wants to leave racing before what?

2. Months are spent in deliberation about whether or not the Penske team should or would try ___________________.

3. The Europeans do not realize that the Americans are used to having who drive the race cars?

4. What must happen to any problem the driver cannot handle?

5. This is a ____________ race, but their car has one anyway.

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