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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. The team makes progress by doing well in Formula ____.
2. The Europeans do not realize that the Americans are used to having who drive the race cars?
(c) Trained drivers.
(d) Young men.
3. Mark is able to go ______________ at Indianapolis, and when he tells another driver this fact, the other man is shocked and walks off, literally reeling from the blow.
4. They are happy because they have satisfied ___________________ by winning the Fomula races with the Javelins.
(a) Ford Motors.
(b) General Motors.
(c) American Motors.
(d) Dodge Motors.
5. When does Mark write this autobiography?
(a) Right before he retires.
(b) After coming out of retirement.
(c) Early in his career.
(d) After he retires.
Short Answer Questions
1. 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.
2. One feature of Roger Penske and also of Mark Donohue is that, despite all their speed, they actually do what?
3. For Mark Donohue, does success have anything to do with the crowds?
4. This time, in the _______________, they find a way to make it so that they almost break one of the rules but somehow manage to make a wing-like adjustment to the car that will not actually break the rules.
5. Mark suggests that they check for an alternative in cars that they can run where?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does the Penske team prepare for Formula One racing?
2. Why does the team take the car to Indianapolis for testing? Describe these tests. Is this a good idea? Why or why not?
3. What do Roger Penske and Mark Donohue have in common?
4. What takes place right after a victory?
5. What late adjustment is made regarding the McLaren car and the Eagle cars?
6. What fact is reiterated using Mark's difficulty at Indianapolis?
7. Describe Mark's death.
8. How does the Penske team almost break one of the racing rules?
9. How does Mark feel during this chapter? Why?
10. What happens when Mark asks for advice from other drivers? Why do they act this way?
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