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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Cromwell offered to race his what against the motorcycle, in "Last Dance in Dumb Town?"
(a) Corvette.
(b) Jeep.
(c) Chrysler.
(d) Camaro.

2. When did Thompson plan on going to Haiti, in "Kill Them Before They Eat?"
(a) July.
(b) Christmas.
(c) Easter.
(d) Carnivale.

3. What new Dallas Cowboys' quarterback did Thompson bet on, in "Midnight in the Desert?"
(a) Jason Anderson.
(b) Andrew Walker.
(c) Norman Waler.
(d) Herschel Walker.

4. Whose report linked pornography to violence, in "Four More Games?"
(a) George Bush's.
(b) Ronald Reagan's.
(c) Ed Meese's.
(d) Michael Moore's.

5. What dictator's wife was known for her immense shoe collection?
(a) Annette Marcos.
(b) Marie Duvalier.
(c) Annette DePaulo.
(d) Imelda Marcos.

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

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

8. Where did "Saturday Night in the City" take place?
(a) New York.
(b) Los Angeles.
(c) San Francisco.
(d) Denver.

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

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

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

12. Where did Thompson travel in "The Gonzo Salvage Co.?"
(a) North Carolina.
(b) Miami.
(c) San Francisco.
(d) New York.

13. Which team was playing the Boston Celtics in "Four More Games?"
(a) Seattle Mariners.
(b) New Jersey Nets.
(c) Houston Rockets.
(d) Dallas Cowboys.

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

15. Who was trying to interview Thompson in "Bad Nerves in Fat City" when the interview was disrupted by an angry woman pounding on the hotel room door?
(a) Dan Rather.
(b) Wolf Blitzer.
(c) Dan Roberts.
(d) Dan Hinkle.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Thompson write are always available in hotel rooms, in his Introduction?

2. What did Thompson demand the latest numbers on, in "Showdown in the Pig Palace?"

3. Who won the Superbowl in "Meat Sickness?"

4. Who was the executive vice president at CNN in the book?

5. What was Thompson's heart rate in "A Generation of Swine?"

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