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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 254-283.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who was the new White House Press Secretary in "New Blood on the Tracks?"
(a) James Carville.
(b) Marlin Fitzwater.
(c) Ed Meese.
(d) Robert McFarlane.

2. How many days did the dynamite-laden vehicle sit in Thompson's yard before a neighbor blew it up, in "Orgy of the Dead?"
(a) 2 days.
(b) 4 days.
(c) 3 days.
(d) 1 week.

3. Who did a leak say was not really in the hospital, in "The Gizzard of Darkness?"
(a) William Johnson.
(b) Andrew Casey.
(c) Ed Meese.
(d) William Casey.

4. What was Thompson's heart rate in "A Generation of Swine?"
(a) 75.
(b) 73.
(c) 65.
(d) 64.

5. Who butchered an ox with Reagan's face on it, in "Ox Butchered in Tripoli?"
(a) Khadafy.
(b) Hussein.
(c) Kazinsky.
(d) Marcos.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Thompson compare the Iran-Contra scandal to, in "Gone with the Wind?"

2. Who won the 1987 Super Bowl?

3. Who celebrated wildly after the Gary Hart scandal, according to Thompson, in "A Wild and Crazy Guy?"

4. Who was the head of the CIA during the time the book was written?

5. In "Lester Maddox Lives," the Supreme Court refused to overturn which anti-sodomy law?

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