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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What do humanists not believe in?
2. What is all pop music today derived from?
3. What did the young man from Seattle have to take off?
4. In what country did Kurt experience the best rhythm-and-blues combo he had ever heard?
5. What is a lot less friendly to Kurt now that he is 82?
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on the environmental future of the Earth, with a focus on whether or not humanity will be able to prevent an environmental catastrophe (optimism vs. pessimism). Then write what you believe to be Vonnegut's point of view on the issue.
Essay Topic 2
Research and write a short essay on humanism, including the foundations of the belief, major contributors, and well-known adherents.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay on the effect of fossil fuels upon the environment and human history. Be sure to address:
1) Environmental perils of fossil fuels.
2) The importance of fossil fuels in human industrial development.
3) The future of fossil fuels.
This section contains 962 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)