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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. What must happen to any problem the driver cannot handle?
(a) The driver must be replaced.
(b) The driver must be taught how to handle these problems.
(c) It must be engineered out of the car.
(d) The problem must be accepted by the driver.

2. Do the race cars arrive already built?
(a) No.
(b) Usually.
(c) Yes.
(d) Rarely.

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

4. There is something about one of the cars the Penske team is running at Indianapolis that is particularly ______________ for Mark Donohue.
(a) Fun.
(b) Easy.
(c) Dangerous.
(d) Difficult.

5. 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 take a vacation.
(d) To study NASCAR.

6. Mark suggests that they check for an alternative in cars that they can run where?
(a) In the dirt track races.
(b) In the IRL races.
(c) In the NASCAR races.
(d) In the USAC races.

7. What does Mark note about Flegl?
(a) The man is arrogant.
(b) The man is unusual.
(c) The man is meticulous.
(d) The man is easy-going.

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

9. Does Mark feel that any of the fans have even the vaguest idea of what it is he is actually doing?
(a) Yes, most.
(b) No.
(c) Yes, a few.
(d) Yes, many.

10. 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) He is bored.
(d) In case they are wrong or being intentionally deceitful.

11. In _________ at Indianapolis, Mark Donohue is fed up with these problems, even though during much of his career this is just the sort of thing he has enjoyed doing.
(a) 1979.
(b) 1973.
(c) 1977.
(d) 1975.

12. In professional auto racing it is _____________________ that make(s) the race.
(a) Both the driver and the vehicle.
(b) The driver.
(c) The vehicle.
(d) The pit crew.

13. How does Mark describe the Europeans?
(a) Very arrogant and rude.
(b) Very energetic and happy.
(c) Very easy-going and calm, with low expectations.
(d) Very tough, very demanding and with very high expectations of each other.

14. There is an important meeting that provides for another team of drivers to take over so that Javelins will still run for __________________ even though Roger Penske will not do it.
(a) American Motors.
(b) Ford Motors.
(c) Dodge Motors.
(d) General Motors.

15. On his _______ run in the car, after some changes have been made, Mark Donohue sets a new record.
(a) Fourth.
(b) Fifth.
(c) Third.
(d) Second.

Short Answer Questions

1. The driver will normally have changes made to the race car. Why?

2. This chapter is dated _________.

3. Can all drivers master the same troubles?

4. What is a second possible reason for why the drivers respond the way they do in number 139?

5. They are happy because they have satisfied ___________________ by winning the Fomula races with the Javelins.

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