Fast Food Nation Test | Final Test - Easy

Eric Schlosser
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is the other name for mad cow disease from the book?
(a) E. coli O157:H7.
(b) SARS.
(c) AQS.
(d) BSE.

2. The sections of beef known as chucks, loins, ribs, and rounds are known as _______.
(a) Subprimals.
(b) Choice.
(c) Secondals.
(d) Primals.

3. Who kills Nathan Meeker in a dispute in 1879?
(a) John Dillinger.
(b) His factory workers.
(c) Warren Monfort.
(d) A group of Ute Indians.

4. Which variant of mad cow disease literally destroys the brains of ten young people in Britain?
(a) Creutzfeldt-Jakob.
(b) Calicivirus.
(c) Norwalk virus.
(d) Campylobacter.

5. What type of animal is a cow in that it eats primarily grass, and maybe grain, with multiple stomachs?
(a) A vegetarian.
(b) An hebivore.
(c) A carnivore.
(d) A ruminant.

6. What is the name of the supervisor given in the book who belittles his employees injuries, cursing them out, and shouting at his workers to move faster?
(a) John LeMonde.
(b) Simon Legree.
(c) Johann Legrand.
(d) Simon LeMond.

7. Who slits the neck of a steer every ten seconds in the meatpacking house?
(a) The slicer.
(b) The executioner.
(c) The sticker.
(d) The poker.

8. Which health secretary surprises the British Parliament by declaring that mad cow disease might jump species and infect humans?
(a) Stephen Dorrell.
(b) Alistair Carmichael.
(c) Gregory Barker.
(d) Danny Alexander.

9. Which company's name translates to "partnership with the land"?
(a) ConAgra.
(b) Monfort.
(c) Coterra.
(d) Lamb Weston.

10. Who writes the book, The Jungle, in 1906?
(a) Mary Shelley.
(b) Upton Sinclair.
(c) John Updike.
(d) Henry Miller.

11. Who was the newly elected governor of Nebraska told by Mike Harper that his company needed more tax breaks or it would pick up shop and leave the state?
(a) Kay Orr.
(b) John Murkowski.
(c) Nancy Pelosi.
(d) Tom Daschel.

12. During the communist rule of East Germany, the successful manufacturing of what product causes high pollution in the city?
(a) Battery acid.
(b) Synthetic wool.
(c) Flax seed oil.
(d) Cotton paper.

13. What is the name of the "labor consultant" from New York City who meets with IBP and has close ties to La Cosa Nostra?
(a) Al Capone.
(b) Tom Pendergast.
(c) Moe Stenman.
(d) John Gotti.

14. What was the name of the cat that died in Bristol, England of a feline variant of mad cow disease?
(a) Yoda.
(b) Mad Max.
(c) Bat Cat.
(d) Peekachoo.

15. How many pounds of ground beef can a single infected animal contaminate with E. coli O157:H7?
(a) 20,000.
(b) 2,200.
(c) 32,000.
(d) 20.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the primary export of Plauen, Germany before World War I?

2. Injured workers at IBP who can't claim worker's comp almost always sign a ________ or risk losing their jobs.

3. What town is near Lasater Ranch?

4. Dale Lasater's father, Tom, dropped out of which college?

5. What has the upheaval caused by fundamental changes that sweep the meat-packing industry come to be known as?

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