Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Pages 71-102.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What Superbowl was it, in "Meat Sickness?"
(a) 1987.
(b) 1985.
(c) 1986.
(d) 1988.

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

3. "A Generation of Swine" begins with Thompson describing people's obsessions with doing what at home?
(a) Testing their health.
(b) Eating dinner.
(c) Socializing.
(d) Watching movies.

4. What did Thompson demand the latest numbers on, in "Showdown in the Pig Palace?"
(a) House races.
(b) Gubernatorial races.
(c) Presidential race.
(d) Senate races.

5. What did Thompson write are always available in hotel rooms, in his Introduction?
(a) Matches.
(b) Ashtrays.
(c) Prostitutes.
(d) Bibles.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was the "plunderer" in "Salvage is Not Looting?"

2. What was the name of Thompson's girlfriend?

3. Where was Thompson in "Nixon and the Whale Woman?"

4. What major news network tried to interview Thompson but was turned away in "Bad Nerves in Fat City?"

5. What was Thompson following in "Nixon and the Whale Woman?"

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