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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who called Thompson in "Apres Moi, le Deluge?"
(a) CBS News.
(b) Marco.
(c) Skinner.
(d) Frank.

2. Who was the "plunderer" in "Salvage is Not Looting?"
(a) Crazy Bob.
(b) Brady.
(c) Crazy Mean Brian.
(d) Elgin.

3. What event did Thompson attend, in "A Clean, Ill-Lighted Place?"
(a) Tony Awards.
(b) Erotic Film Awards.
(c) Emmy Awards.
(d) Oscar Awards.

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

5. Where did Ted Kennedy drive off a bridge?
(a) Martha's Vineyard.
(b) Arizona.
(c) Chappaquiddick.
(d) Northern California.

6. Boca Chica was the most popular bar where?
(a) Miami.
(b) Key West.
(c) New York.
(d) Casablanca.

7. Who killed all of Skinner's contacts in "Four Million Thugs?"
(a) The CIA.
(b) The Tutsi.
(c) The Tonton Macoute.
(d) The FBI.

8. In "Four More Games," what sport was Thompson betting on?
(a) Basketball.
(b) Hockey.
(c) Golf.
(d) Football.

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

10. What time did Thompson receive a phone call in "Showdown in the Pig Palace?"
(a) 2 a.m.
(b) 3 a.m.
(c) 1 a.m.
(d) 5 a.m.

11. Where was Thompson traveling, in "Slow Day at the Airport?"
(a) Los Angeles.
(b) Denver.
(c) New York.
(d) Sacramento.

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

13. Where did Thompson live during the writing of Generation of Swine?
(a) Seattle, WA.
(b) Denver, CO.
(c) Woody Creek, CO.
(d) San Francisco, CA.

14. Thompson criticized Reagan's what, in "Welcome to the Tunnel?"
(a) Meeting with Gorbachev.
(b) Foreign policy.
(c) War on drugs.
(d) Race relations.

15. Who did Thompson tell the swingers would put them in jail, in "Nixon and the Whale Woman?"
(a) The CIA.
(b) Hunter S. Thompson.
(c) Ronald Reagan.
(d) Ed Meese.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did Thompson fly to, in "Strictly Business?"

2. Who was being sworn in as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, in "Strictly Business?"

3. In "The Worst People in the World," Thompson claimed to be applying for what?

4. In "Dealing with Pigs," Thompson doubted there was a connection between violence and what?

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

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