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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Kurt used to 'laugh his head off' at?
(a) Laurel and Hardy.
(b) Thelma and Louise.
(c) Laverne and Shirley.
(d) Abbot and Costello.

2. What comprises George and Laura Bush's extended family?
(a) Judges.
(b) Senators.
(c) Lawyers.
(d) All of the above.

3. How old is Kurt at the time of writing?
(a) Ninety-one.
(b) Sixty-three.
(c) Seventy-five.
(d) Eighty-two.

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

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

6. What does a dog do when he can't get out of a gate?
(a) All of the above.
(b) Start scratching and digging.
(c) Make meaningless gestures.
(d) Growl.

7. What can Kurt not imagine a funny book about?
(a) John F. Kennedy.
(b) All of the above.
(c) Auschwitz.
(d) Martin Luther King.

8. Why can Kurt not stand primitive people?
(a) They are stupid.
(b) They cannot read his books.
(c) They died a long time ago.
(d) He can never talk to them.

9. When did Emma Lazarus write her famous sonnet about the 'poor,' 'wretched,' and 'homeless?'
(a) 1872.
(b) 1867.
(c) 1855.
(d) 1883.

10. What type of missiles do nuclear submarines fire?
(a) Zeus.
(b) Taranis.
(c) Ares.
(d) Poseidon.

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

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

13. How many relatives did Kurt's friend in Nigeria have?
(a) Twenty-three.
(b) Six.
(c) Six hundred.
(d) Sixty.

14. Who built the first electric generator?
(a) Henry Goldman.
(b) John Mohler.
(c) Michael Faraday.
(d) Pieter Zeeman.

15. What ate Prometheus' liver?
(a) Eagles.
(b) Cockroaches.
(c) Worms.
(d) Wolves.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why do so many people get divorced today?

2. Where is the newsstand that Kurt goes to?

3. What was Ned Ludd's line of work?

4. What is Kurt going to do?

5. What did Kurt study in university?

(see the answer keys)

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