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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. 'The good Earth--we could have saved it, but we were too damn...'
2. What could a Saab drag at a stoplight?
3. What country does Saab come from?
4. According to tabloids, how long have alien anthropologists been studying the human race?
5. Who wrote <I>The Tin Men</i>?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
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 2
Write an persuasive essay on political power, with a focus on the effect of power on people who hold it. Points to address are:
1) Specific examples of the corrupting influence of power.
2) Your personal attitude towards having power over other people.
3) Recommendations for checks and balances over political power in a modern democracy.
Essay Topic 3
Write an informal essay on the importance and role of music in your life, and the lives of those around you. Discuss your favorite musical artists, and how their music influences you.
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