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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What color are the Gallegos lava plains?
(a) White.
(b) Red.
(c) Gray.
(d) Black.

2. To what does Antoine compare a well designed plane?
(a) A bird.
(b) A good helmet.
(c) The human body.
(d) The balloon.

3. What did the ocean look like to Antoine during the natural disaster?
(a) A shattered mirror.
(b) A boiling pot of water.
(c) A splash of blue.
(d) A glass bottle.

4. According to Antoine, what is an artist's true job?
(a) Be as concise as possible.
(b) Show the hand of God.
(c) Express his inner desires.
(d) Release the part within the block of marble.

5. According to Antoine, what is the key to a good plane design?
(a) Accessories.
(b) Simplicity.
(c) Quality components.
(d) Aerodynamics.

6. Because of machines, what can men dance to?
(a) Intelligence.
(b) Necessity.
(c) Nature.
(d) The future.

7. What filled the house in Antoine's dream in the desert?
(a) Water.
(b) Sand.
(c) Darkness.
(d) Memories.

8. According to Antoine, what made Mermoz such a good pilot?
(a) His bond with his craft.
(b) His instinct with weather.
(c) His lack of fear.
(d) His ability to think outside the box.

9. What was Antoine supposed to transport in his plane?
(a) Troops.
(b) Documents.
(c) Letters.
(d) Supplies.

10. Who was with Mermoz when he was stranded on the cliff?
(a) His mechanic.
(b) His partner.
(c) His teacher.
(d) Antoine.

11. How many days did Guillaumet walk without sleeping while stranded ?
(a) Five days.
(b) Four days.
(c) Three days.
(d) Six days.

12. What does Antoine describe at the beginning of Chapter 4?
(a) A volcano.
(b) An earthquake.
(c) A typhoon.
(d) A hurricane.

13. How did one of Antoine's friends die while in the Sahara?
(a) He died of thirst.
(b) A tribe killed him.
(c) His plane crashed.
(d) A scorpion bit him.

14. What does Antoine say machines annihilate for humans?
(a) Money.
(b) Time.
(c) Intelligence.
(d) Energy.

15. To what does Antoine compare Guillaumet when talking about how he confronted challenges?
(a) A mechanic.
(b) A professor.
(c) A carpenter.
(d) A prophet.

Short Answer Questions

1. What will evolve along with all the new machines?

2. What causes the metal of a well-designed plane to disappear from notice?

3. What did Mermoz teach Antoine to do?

4. What does Antoine say is removed when one flies above the landscape?

5. To what does Antoine compare people who hate machines?

(see the answer keys)

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