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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. Who did Thompson say would be elected in 1988, at his lecture in "The Beast with Three Backs?"
(a) Richard Nixon.
(b) Frank Zappa.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Gary Hart.

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

5. In "Last Train from Chicago," Thompson met a man who claimed to be friends with whom?
(a) James Adams.
(b) John Madden.
(c) Richard Nixon.
(d) President Reagan.

6. Where was Thompson in "Nixon and the Whale Woman?"
(a) East of San Francisco.
(b) In Los Angeles.
(c) In Oregon.
(d) North of San Francisco.

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

8. "Dealing with Pigs" was Thompson's reaction to what?
(a) The Reagan Report.
(b) The Meese Report.
(c) The Cold War.
(d) The Stewart Report.

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

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

11. Who won the Superbowl in "Meat Sickness?"
(a) Dallas Cowboys.
(b) New York Giants.
(c) Chicago Bears.
(d) Seattle Mariners.

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

13. What Haitian dictator had fallen, in "Kill Them Before They Eat?"
(a) Baby Doc Duvalier.
(b) Doc Dontiole.
(c) Baby Dontiole.
(d) Pierre Beaudrioux.

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

15. Where did Thompson wish the Filipino president would be sent, in "Memo from the War Room?"
(a) Elba Island.
(b) Vesco Island.
(c) Northern Ireland.
(d) Australia.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where was Thompson at the beginning of "Strictly Business?"

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

3. Where was Thompson trying to go in "Last Train from Chicago?"

4. Thompson argues that for years the Chinese government had tried to eliminate what but failed, in "Down to a Sunless Sea?"

5. 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.

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