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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is not an example of a 'crazy-making' game happening today?
(a) Religion.
(b) Girl's basketball.
(c) Love.
(d) Liberalism.

2. What ethnic group did Kurt's friend in Nigeria belong to?
(a) Yoruba.
(b) Hutu.
(c) Hausa.
(d) Ibo.

3. What type of bird are Kurt and his typist trying to attract?
(a) Bluebirds.
(b) Mourning Doves.
(c) Killdeers.
(d) Robins.

4. What word does Kurt use to describe today's 'corporate oligarchs?'
(a) Bourgeois.
(b) Elitist.
(c) Affluent.
(d) Polyglot.

5. What is the United States government conducting a war against?
(a) Communism.
(b) Atheism.
(c) Infidelity.
(d) Drugs.

6. What is the postal convenience center close to?
(a) The United Nations.
(b) Greenwich Village.
(c) The White House.
(d) Times Square.

7. How much older is Kurt's sister than he?
(a) Five years.
(b) Six months.
(c) Three years.
(d) Four years.

8. What has 'beat the heck' out of Kurt Vonnegut?
(a) Progress.
(b) Morality.
(c) Regret.
(d) Ignorance.

9. What does Kurt think Shakespeare did not believe in?
(a) Humanity.
(b) Himself.
(c) Heaven or Hell.
(d) Absolute truth.

10. What will Kurt tell readers from now on?
(a) A very slanted version of events.
(b) When he is kidding.
(c) Absolutely nothing worth reading.
(d) The truth and nothing but the truth.

11. What was the name of Kurt's high school?
(a) Brock High School.
(b) Cliffton High School.
(c) Hilltop High School.
(d) Shortridge High School.

12. What is Kurt addicted to?
(a) Cigarettes.
(b) Sex.
(c) Alcohol.
(d) Cocaine.

13. Where is the newsstand that Kurt goes to?
(a) 56th Street.
(b) 22nd Street.
(c) 43rd Street.
(d) 48th Street.

14. Who was unsure about Jane Marie's decision to marry a German?
(a) Her mother.
(b) An uncle.
(c) Her father.
(d) Her cousins and brothers.

15. Who said that 'religion is the opium of the people?'
(a) Adolph Hitler.
(b) Joseph Stalin.
(c) Mao Zedong.
(d) Karl Marx.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who wrote "Democracy In America?"

2. In what year did Albert Camus win a Nobel Prize for literature?

3. What was Kurt to older people at the dinner table when he was very young?

4. What was there a large number of on the radio?

5. How many pages would Kurt type before making corrections with a pencil?

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