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A Man Without a Country Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Kurt feel about the woman behind the counter?



2. What type of missiles do nuclear submarines fire?



3. Why did Kurt have to talk to a cop?



4. Who does Hamlet stab through the curtains?



5. How many relatives did Kurt's friend in Nigeria have?



Short Essay Questions

1. What type of car did Kurt used to sell?



2. How does Kurt feel about his Uncle Alex? What did he learn from him?



3. How does Kurt feel about being an artist?



4. How does Kurt feel about his Uncle Dan?



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



6. What is the main theme in Mark Twain's "The Mysterious Stranger?" Do you agree?



7. What does Kurt say about what men and women want?



8. What was Kurt's experience with Dresden?



9. Who was Ned Ludd?



10. What marketing tip does Kurt give readers?



Essay Topics

Research and write a short essay on humanism, including the foundations of the belief, major contributors, and well-known adherents.

Write an essay on the subject of increasing divorce rates. Be sure to address:

1) Trends and statistics in divorce in the industrialized and non-industrialized world.

2) Kurt Vonnegut's theories regarding divorce.

3) Your thoughts on the future of divorce and marriage.

Write an essay on the bombing of Dresden during World War Two. Be sure to address:

1) Rationale for bombing Dresden.

2) Public opinion on the bombing.

3) Your own thoughts on the devastation.

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