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Eric Schlosser
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What sort of tale is Carl Karcher considered to be an example of?
(a) Horatio Alger.
(b) Abe Lincoln.
(c) Strictly cautionary.
(d) Of Two Cities.

2. What professional sport does Dave Feamster play before buying into a Little Caesar's franchise?
(a) Football.
(b) Hockey.
(c) Basketball.
(d) Tennis.

3. In 1997, what does Rod Taylor of Brandweek say was one of the most successful promotions in the history of American advertising?
(a) Cabbage Patch Kids.
(b) Snow White.
(c) Garbage Pail Kids.
(d) The Teenie Beanie Baby.

4. How did Hank die?
(a) Trampled by one of his herds.
(b) Assassination.
(c) Suicide.
(d) Car accident.

5. Where was Matthew Kabong, driver for Little Caesar's pizza in Pueblo, Colorado, born?
(a) South Africa.
(b) The Congo.
(c) Australia.
(d) Nigeria.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is built near Hank's land that can be seen from the top of one of his hills?

2. Michael Andreas gets sent to prison in 1999 for conspiring with foreign rivals to control the international market for what feed additive?

3. What percentage of American children between the ages of three and nine visit a McDonald's?

4. Chicken meat had been traditionally provided by hens too ______ to lay eggs.

5. The leading sectors of the nation's economy are controlled by corporate alliances known as _______.

Short Essay Questions

1. How do the patterns of land ownership in the American West seem to closely resemble those of rural England?

2. What largely determines an Idaho potato farmer's annual income?

3. What is a development agent?

4. How are poultry contracts constructed?

5. Why does Carl Karcher think Anaheim is "heaven" when he moves there from Ohio?

6. According to one account, why does the deal to put McDonald's in Disneyland initially fall through?

7. Why does Disney create "Tomorrowland"?

8. How does the character Ronald McDonald come to be?

9. How does the software program Quintillion work?

10. Why does Carl's Jr. stock fall during the 1980's?

(see the answer keys)

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