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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. Why is there a serious debate about which type of tires to use in a given race?
(a) The conflict is over values and loyalties.
(b) None of the tires are of good quality.
(c) There is not much known about each brand of tires.
(d) Many of the tires seem to be the same.

2. In Chapter 12, Camaro, the engineers build one race car with how many specific races in mind?
(a) Four.
(b) Five.
(c) Three.
(d) Two.

3. Roger Penske has a business meeting with representatives of what company?
(a) Ford.
(b) General Motors.
(c) American Motors.
(d) Toyota.

4. For how long has Mark Donohue been racing?
(a) Six months.
(b) One year.
(c) Three years.
(d) Two years.

5. The team comes in _________ place.
(a) 5th.
(b) 3rd.
(c) 4th.
(d) 2nd.

Short Answer Questions

1. Roger Penske and his team players end up running ___________ cars in the USAC the next year.

2. The speeds at Indianapolis are _________________ of all the tracks.

3. Why was Mark able to place second at Indianapolis?

4. Mark Donohue is a ___________________ student who likes cars.

5. How does this race allow them to feel?

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the first important lesson Mark Donohue learns about racing?

2. What is decided between Roger Penske and Chevrolet?

3. What does Mark Donohue think about racing in 1963?

4. What piece of hardware at the end of the book is discussed? What is said about this piece?

5. What does Mark have to say about a good car he is running? Why might he say this?

6. What does Mark reveal about himself during this chapter?

7. Describe an example of compromise found in this chapter.

8. What does at least one of Mark's competitors think of innovation? Why might this person feel this way?

9. Describe Formula racing.

10. How is practicing for a race different than a race?

(see the answer keys)

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