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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. 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) Israeli.
(b) Chinese.
(c) Canadian.
(d) Mexican.

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

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

5. Who did Thompson hope would send him to South Africa in "The Worst People in the World?"
(a) The Examiner.
(b) The Post.
(c) The Chronicle.
(d) The Sun.

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

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

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

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

10. Who was the executive vice president at CNN in the book?
(a) Ted Turner.
(b) Ned Turner.
(c) Steve Turner.
(d) Ed Turner.

11. What did Thompson's friend ask him to do, in "Slow Day at the Airport?"
(a) Fly the plane.
(b) Kill someone.
(c) Hold a bag.
(d) Arrest someone.

12. Where did Thompson go with Doug and Terrence in "The Beast with Three Backs?"
(a) A strip club.
(b) A coffee shop.
(c) A restaurant.
(d) A gift shop.

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

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

15. Who did Thompson make a bet with, in "Midnight in the Desert?"
(a) Ralph Welch.
(b) John Parker.
(c) Skinner.
(d) Jack Parker.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What Haitian dictator had fallen, in "Kill Them Before They Eat?"

3. Who did Thompson conclude was the obvious front runner in the primaries in "Off with Their Heads?"

4. What movie did Thompson attend in "A Generation of Swine?"

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

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