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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who have landed in New York City?
2. At the time of writing, what is the only way to learn what is going on?
3. Where are the visitors staying in New York?
4. Who wrote The Tin Men?
5. By what ratio do guessers outnumber non-guessers?
Short Essay Questions
1. What debate does Kurt have with the man who does not give his address?
2. According to Kurt, what do humanists believe?
3. Why does Kurt think the suicide rate of slave owners was higher than the suicide rate of slaves?
4. What is Kurt's theory about the relationship between the moon and planet Earth?
5. How does Kurt feel about his Uncle Dan?
6. According to Kurt, what has his children's generation inherited?
7. What have the PPs done to the country?
8. Who is Gil Berman?
9. What is the main theme in Mark Twain's "The Mysterious Stranger?" Do you agree?
10. What is Kurt's theory about time?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Research and write a short essay on humanism, including the foundations of the belief, major contributors, and well-known adherents.
Essay Topic 2
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.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay on the importance of family. Be sure to address:
1) The changing nature of the mainstream family.
2) The importance of immediate and extended family in a modern society.
3) Pros and cons of small and large families.
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