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Mark Donohue
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Mark Donohue frequently acknowledges the help of whom?
(a) Roger Penske.
(b) His father.
(c) His son.
(d) Others.

2. What kind of racing is the answer to number 86?
(a) This is a new set of auto races.
(b) This is a set of sprint races.
(c) This is an International set of auto races.
(d) This is an American set of auto races.

3. Does Mark prefer to be alone?
(a) Yes.
(b) No.
(c) Usually.
(d) Often.

4. Mark tells readers that he very nearly becomes "just ________________."
(a) A normal engineer.
(b) About nothing.
(c) A normal guy.
(d) A driver.

5. What is Mark's funder's response regarding driving for another?
(a) Yes.
(b) Maybe.
(c) Not today.
(d) No.

Short Answer Questions

1. In at least one case, there is a specific difficulty with a car that is so bothersome that it makes him want to do what?

2. Does Mark ever feel like quitting?

3. How does Mark feel about the performance of his car?

4. The author points out how strong the relationship is between speed and ___________________.

5. The next section is about the building of ___________ racing cars.

Short Essay Questions

1. What happens when Mark asks for advice from other drivers? Why do they act this way?

2. What does Mark say about race cars in general? How does this lead to a reiteration of an important fact?

3. Describe Mark's death.

4. How does Roger Penske upset the Ferrari man?

5. What race deal does Mark turn down? What might be the reason he reconsiders it?

6. Do you believe that teams should be allowed to almost break the rules? Why or why not?

7. How does Mark feel during this chapter? Why?

8. How does Mark Donohue die? What are your thoughts on his death?

9. Describe the business meeting between Roger Penske and the American Motors people. How does Mark feel about this? Should he feel this way? Why or why not?

10. What does the author say about the relationship between speed and aerodynamics?

(see the answer keys)

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