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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 224-253.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Thompson was critical of the government's spending on what, in "Welcome to the Tunnel?"
(a) Wall Street.
(b) Wars.
(c) Prison.
(d) Social reform.

2. Thompson claimed, in "Let the Cheap Dogs Eat," that the most successful dog fighters make up to how much money in a night?
(a) $20,000.
(b) $40,000.
(c) $10,000.
(d) $15,000.

3. What was the name of the Filipino president discussed in "Memo from the War Room?"
(a) Baby Doc Duvalier.
(b) Andre Ferdinando.
(c) Tonton Macoute.
(d) Ferdinand Marcos.

4. Who did Thompson make a bet with, in "Midnight in the Desert?"
(a) Skinner.
(b) John Parker.
(c) Ralph Welch.
(d) Jack Parker.

5. What Haitian dictator had fallen, in "Kill Them Before They Eat?"
(a) Baby Doc Duvalier.
(b) Doc Dontiole.
(c) Pierre Beaudrioux.
(d) Baby Dontiole.

Short Answer Questions

1. Based on whose seeming advice did Thompson place his bet in "Meat Sickness?"

2. In "Lester Maddox Lives," Thompson was horrified that an openly _____ governor was still a respected political figure.

3. Thompson argues that for years the Chinese government had tried to eliminate what but failed, in "Down to a Sunless Sea?"

4. Whose presidential campaign was caught up in a fund-raising scandal, in "The Loved Ones?"

5. Who was Nixon's Chief of Domestic Affairs?

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