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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How is Mark Donohue lucky in this situation?
(a) He is out of town, so he is not around when the incident occurs.
(b) He is signing autographs, so he is not around when the incident occurs.
(c) He is racing, so he is not around when the incident occurs.
(d) He is napping when the incident occurs, so he is not around.
2. One feature of Roger Penske and also of Mark Donohue is that, despite all their speed, they actually do what?
(a) Like to move slowly.
(b) Think things over before they commit to anything.
(c) Do not like to drive.
(d) Drive very slowly on public roads.
3. He tries what the others recommend and he tries other things. Why does he try other things?
(a) He likes to be right.
(b) To rule out all possibilities.
(c) In case they are wrong or being intentionally deceitful.
(d) He is bored.
4. They look for a way to get further into Formula One racing and realize that the opening at _________________ race track may enable them to get the team to the next level.
(b) Watkins Glen.
(c) Churchill Downs.
5. Mark Donohue begins this chapter informing readers that the team is taking their race car to Indianapolis in order to do what?
(a) Run tests on the wheels they are seriously considering using during the upcoming race season.
(b) Race against the best teams.
(c) To win large amounts of prize money.
(d) To see how much the team has improved.
6. Roger says yes, but only after _________________ of consideration and a modification of the plans of how they will do it.
7. Mark's promotion calls for what from Mark?
(a) A signed contract.
(b) A major psychological adjustment.
(c) More training for running a team.
(d) A quick retirement.
8. Will these changes automatically help other drivers?
(b) Most likely.
9. Mark knows he wants to leave racing before what?
(a) He is burned out from racing.
(b) The fans do not like him.
(c) He turns into a loser instead of continuing to be a winner.
(d) He is too old to race.
10. Mark suggests that they check for an alternative in cars that they can run where?
(a) In the IRL races.
(b) In the dirt track races.
(c) In the NASCAR races.
(d) In the USAC races.
11. Their experience at Indianapolis proves ________________.
(a) Not helpful.
(b) Very helpful.
(d) Somewhat helpful.
12. Mark comes out of retirement to drive in a race. What happens?
(a) He is killed in a car crash during a practice for the race.
(b) He wins the race.
(c) He decides to continue his professional racing career.
(d) He is disqualified from the race.
13. In this chapter, Mark travels to ________________ with Roger Penske.
14. It is normal for race cars to require what?
(a) Several drivers.
(b) Further development.
(c) Several organizers.
(d) Very few new parts.
15. The McLaren is still only able to reach a maximum speed of ____________, whereas the Eagle cars are blowing them away, at 7mph faster.
Short Answer Questions
1. Mark manages to place at the finish in some cases, by doing what?
2. What does Mark note about Flegl?
3. The Europeans do not realize that the Americans are used to having who drive the race cars?
4. Do all drivers have the ability to overcome every challenge that a given race car can pose?
5. In professional auto racing it is _____________________ that make(s) the race.
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