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

2. Mark Donohue has a strong, positive instinctive reaction to a new car that the _______________ people have made to try at Indianapolis, where they are underdogs without much experience.
(a) BMW.
(b) McLaren.
(c) Mercedes.
(d) Daimler.

3. This chapter is dated ____________.
(a) 1976-1977.
(b) 1974-1975.
(c) 1973-1974.
(d) 1972-1973.

4. 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) General Motors.
(b) Ford Motors.
(c) American Motors.
(d) Dodge Motors.

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

6. Sunoco is interested in Formula A racing, partly because of what reason?
(a) The prize for the winner is large.
(b) The cars that run it actually do rely on gasoline.
(c) The cars are very good.
(d) The drivers are very experienced.

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

8. When Mark asks other drivers about the troubles he is having, how do the others respond?
(a) They give him fake solutions.
(b) They do not provide him with solutions.
(c) They ignore him.
(d) They taunt him.

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

10. Mark knows he wants to leave racing before what?
(a) He turns into a loser instead of continuing to be a winner.
(b) He is too old to race.
(c) The fans do not like him.
(d) He is burned out from racing.

11. While the engineers are repairing a car, what happens in the garage?
(a) A lighter catches fabric on fire.
(b) A spark catches.
(c) A cigarette falls on the ground.
(d) A match is lit.

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

13. They are happy because they have satisfied ___________________ by winning the Fomula races with the Javelins.
(a) General Motors.
(b) Dodge Motors.
(c) American Motors.
(d) Ford Motors.

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

15. What is a second possible reason for why the drivers respond the way they do in number 139?
(a) Because of how much the trouble in question depends on what Mark is like.
(b) Because of the contracts they have signed.
(c) Because of how ignorant they are.
(d) Because of the difficulties in the construction of race cars.

Short Answer Questions

1. On his _______ run in the car, after some changes have been made, Mark Donohue sets a new record.

2. 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.

3. Do all drivers have the ability to overcome every challenge that a given race car can pose?

4. Mark requests a car to be built a certain way. Then he road tests it at the track for how many days?

5. Mark suggests that they check for an alternative in cars that they can run where?

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