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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. What town did Kurt 'black out at high noon?'
2. What burns at 451 degrees Fahrenheit?
3. How long ago did Kurt's business fail?
4. Who was the first to say 'do unto others...?'
5. Where is Joe from?
Short Essay Questions
1. Do you think that humans are really too 'cheap and lazy' to save the planet?
2. How does Kurt feel about the Bush administration and the way it gained power?
3. What does Kurt say about the war with Mexico?
4. Who is Gil Berman?
5. What type of car did Kurt used to sell?
6. What comparison does Kurt make involving the Bush administration? What values would he like to see the government adopt?
7. What debate does Kurt have with the man who does not give his address?
8. According to Kurt, what has his children's generation inherited?
9. How does Kurt feel about music?
10. What have the PPs done to the country?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Write an essay on immigration in the United States, discussing the past, present, and future state of immigration policy. Be sure to address:
1) The role of the 'American Dream.'
2) Future challenges for immigration policy.
3) Any recommendations you have for immigration policy.
Essay Topic 2
Write an essay on the influence and effect of technology on the human race in the past and future. Be sure to address:
1) Benefits and dangers of technology.
2) Electronic communities and the future of socializing.
3) Whether or not you feel increasing technology is a positive trend, and why.
Essay Topic 3
Write an essay that compares and contrasts two wars in American history. Be sure to focus upon:
1) Rationale for the wars.
2) Public support.
3) Resolution of the conflict.
4) Major similarities and differences between the two wars.
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