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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. Months are spent in deliberation about whether or not the Penske team should or would try ___________________.
(a) NASCAR racing.
(b) Can-Am racing.
(c) Formula One.
(d) IRL racing.
2. 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 difficulties in the construction of race cars.
(c) Because of the contracts they have signed.
(d) Because of how ignorant they are.
3. Success relies on what?
(a) The driver.
(b) The car.
(c) Neither the car nor the driver.
(d) The car and the driver.
4. Mark feels maybe this accident is for the best. Why?
(a) The insurance covered all damages.
(b) The garage was in need of major repair.
(c) The Lolas were not good cars.
(d) There is a lot of work for everyone.
5. They are happy because they have satisfied ___________________ by winning the Fomula races with the Javelins.
(a) General Motors.
(b) Ford Motors.
(c) Dodge Motors.
(d) American Motors.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is one reason why the other drivers respond the way they do in number 139?
2. A lot of race cars do not run on what fuel?
3. Mark ends up in a car in which he says it is impossible to win. The cars doing well are over _____________ faster than his.
4. This chapter is dated ________________.
5. Mark Donohue disappoints everyone because he drives a car for the first time and what happens?
Short Essay Questions
1. What takes place right after a victory?
2. For whom is this book good? Why?
3. What does Mark learn about himself after retirement?
4. How is this book important to race car enthusiasts?
5. How does the Penske team almost break one of the racing rules?
6. What fact is reiterated using Mark's difficulty at Indianapolis?
7. What do Roger Penske and Mark Donohue have in common?
8. Describe the disaster in the garage. What does Mark think about this accident?
9. What happens when Mark asks for advice from other drivers? Why do they act this way?
10. What does Mark say about race cars in general? How does this lead to a reiteration of an important fact?
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