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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. In Chapter 12, Camaro, the engineers build one race car with how many specific races in mind?
2. This chapter starts in the year ___________.
3. He has _____________ how the previous team had been able to make the car perform as well as it had.
(a) No idea.
(b) Many ideas.
(c) Some ideas.
(d) One idea.
4. Why is it not possible for Mark Donohue to figure out whether this car oversteers, understeers or neither at Indianapolis?
(a) The track is too fast.
(b) The track is too short.
(c) The track is too slow.
(d) The track is too narrow.
5. Who is Mark Donohue's funder and organizer of the racing team for which he normally drives?
(a) Roger Vickers.
(b) Roger Northlands.
(c) Roger Andretti.
(d) Roger Penske.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the author die?
2. The team comes in _________ place.
3. Why do even the best of race cars often not last long?
4. 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?
5. How does Mark feel about the performance of his car?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe an example of compromise found in this chapter.
2. What is the first important lesson Mark Donohue learns about racing?
3. How does Mark Donohue die? What are your thoughts on his death?
4. What trickery does the team use to throw off those who are not on the team?
5. What piece of hardware at the end of the book is discussed? What is said about this piece?
6. Describe Mark's experience with the Lola T70.
7. Who is Dan Gurney? How does a race with Dan affect Mark? Why?
8. What does Mark think about the Javelin race car? How does he deal with this?
9. How has the race in which Mark has now taken an interest become a good experience for Mark and the team?
10. How does Roger Penske upset the Ferrari man?
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