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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. What does Kurt say made North America into a 'virgin continent?'
(a) The grace of God.
(b) Mother nature.
(c) Hard work.
(d) Genocide.

2. How much older is Kurt's brother than he is?
(a) Twelve years.
(b) Three years.
(c) Nine years.
(d) Six years.

3. What type of stories did Franz Kafka write?
(a) Pessimistic.
(b) Optimistic.
(c) Simplistic.
(d) Idiotic.

4. How have humans destroyed the planet?
(a) Overpopulation.
(b) Atomic weapons.
(c) By cutting down the rainforest.
(d) Fossil fuels.

5. What did Prometheus give to the humans?
(a) The sword.
(b) Gold.
(c) Fire.
(d) Light.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long ago was the first electric generator built?

2. Who appeared to George W. Bush when he was forty-one?

3. What is the name of Kurt's typist?

4. How long did prohibition last?

5. What did one of Kurt's ancestors buy when he came to America?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Kurt say humor is a response to?

2. What was Kurt's experience with Dresden?

3. What advice does Kurt have for readers about creative writing?

4. How does Kurt feel about the human race and their effect on nature?

5. What was important to Kurt while he was growing up?

6. What does Kurt state is the truth about life?

7. Who was Ned Ludd?

8. Why does Kurt smoke? What has his experience been with drugs?

9. Why do you think Kurt feels the way he does about technology?

10. How did Kurt break new ground with his marriage?

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