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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13, November Continued.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is Thompson unable to explain about his preferred candidate in "October?"
(a) McGovern's lack of public speaking skills.
(b) McGovern's shady past.
(c) McGovern's inability to make a firm decision.
(d) McGovern's lack of success in the polls.
2. What strikes Thompson the most about Mankiewicz's recent, violent tendencies?
(a) Mankiewicz used to be a hippie.
(b) Mankiewicz was a conscientious objector for Vietnam.
(c) Mankiewicz notably claims to be anti-violence.
(d) Mankiewicz has a history of violence.
3. Throughout "March," which politician does Thompson particularly focus on?
(a) Edmund Muskie.
(b) George Wallace.
(c) Ted Kennedy.
(d) John Lindsay.
4. At the time of this book, who employed Thompson?
(a) Rolling Stone.
(b) Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
(c) New York Times.
(d) Washington Post.
5. What level of recognition is finally granted to Thompson during "September?"
(a) He is given an interview with McGovern.
(b) He is given an award for his campaign coverage.
(c) He is finally made a member of the Presidential Press Corps.
(d) He is allowed to travel with the politicians themselves.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Thompson, in "January," who beat Johnson in New Hampshire?
2. According to Thompson, who fails to capture the public's attention because the people perceive a discrepancy between his perception and his reality?
3. According to the author, which readers does he expect will understand his decision to defuse the situation with Mankiewicz?
4. In the meeting at the ballroom, what does Thompson hypothesize as being Wallace's goal?
5. What position does Thompson assign politicians, in his analogy of the American political campaign?
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