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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who first went to look at the motorcycle for sale, in "Last Dance in Dumb Town?"
(a) Cromwell.
(b) Cliff.
(c) Crazy Bob.
(d) Skinner.

2. What was Thompson's girlfriend getting a tattoo of in "Saturday Night in the City"?
(a) Panther.
(b) Pigeon.
(c) Fox.
(d) Eagle.

3. Where was Thompson going to lecture in "The Beast with Three Backs?"
(a) Montreal.
(b) New York.
(c) Quebec.
(d) Sacramento.

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

5. Thompson believed that who had a lesser chance of winning the election because he encouraged the Saudi Arabian government to raise oil prices?
(a) Michael Dukakis.
(b) Gary Hart.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Joe Biden.

6. Where was Thompson at the beginning of "Strictly Business?"
(a) Phoenix.
(b) Denver.
(c) Los Angeles.
(d) St. Paul.

7. Who did Thompson call in "The Woman from Kiev?"
(a) Skinner.
(b) Sarah Stephens.
(c) Frank Mankiewicz.
(d) Ralph Steadman.

8. The man who sat next to Thompson on the plane in "Strictly Business" worked for what?
(a) Federal Bureau of Foreign Affairs.
(b) CIA.
(c) Federal Bureau of Prisons.
(d) FBI.

9. What National Hurricane Center director did Thompson attack in "Revenge of the Fish Heads?"
(a) Dr. James Frost.
(b) Dr. Stephen Paulson.
(c) Dr. Michael Warren.
(d) Dr. Neil Frank.

10. In "Deported to Malaysia," Thompson received a call from his attorney, who was attempting to save a ____ man from killing himself at a bar near the golf course.
(a) Canadian.
(b) Mexican.
(c) Chinese.
(d) Israeli.

11. What did Thompson refer to as an evil but inescapable business in "Full-time Scrambling?"
(a) Radio.
(b) Television.
(c) Politics.
(d) Writing.

12. Who came to visit Thompson in "They All Drowned?"
(a) Skinner.
(b) Marie.
(c) Ralph Steadman.
(d) Frank Mankiewicz.

13. In "Lester Maddox Lives," the Supreme Court refused to overturn which anti-sodomy law?
(a) Arkansas'.
(b) Kansas'.
(c) Florida's.
(d) Georgia's.

14. "The Pro-Flogging View" was a response to a letter from whom?
(a) Ed Meese.
(b) Sarah Stephens.
(c) James Kirkpatrick.
(d) Ralph Steadman.

15. "They Called Him Deep Throat" was split between a discussion of televangelist Pat Robertson and what Watergate conspirator?
(a) G. Gordon Liddy.
(b) Ralph Steadman.
(c) Richard Nixon.
(d) Ed Meese.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Thompson travel in "The Gonzo Salvage Co.?"

2. Where did Thompson go with Doug and Terrence in "The Beast with Three Backs?"

3. "A Generation of Swine" begins with Thompson describing people's obsessions with doing what at home?

4. Who did Thompson say would be elected in 1988, at his lecture in "The Beast with Three Backs?"

5. What work did Thompson say he has used more lines from than any other work?

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