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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who did Thompson conclude was the obvious front runner in the primaries in "Off with Their Heads?"
(a) Michael Dukakis.
(b) George Bush.
(c) Gary Hart.
(d) Joe Biden.

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

4. What porn actress was revealed to have been underage while making her first films, in "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll?"
(a) Traci Lords.
(b) Alice Walters.
(c) Jenna Jameson.
(d) Debbie Khan.

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

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

7. The friend who called Thompson in "Showdown in the Pig Palace" was what profession?
(a) Politician.
(b) Lawyer.
(c) News anchor.
(d) Political strategist.

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

9. Where was Thompson trying to go in "Last Train from Chicago?"
(a) New York.
(b) Florida.
(c) California.
(d) Montreal.

10. In "Rise of the TV Preachers," Thompson argued that Pat Robertson would run for President because he was lured by the power that who seemed to wield with the White House?
(a) Oral Roberts.
(b) Jimmy Stewart.
(c) Jerry Falwell.
(d) Jim Baker.

11. Thompson was critical of the government's spending on what, in "Welcome to the Tunnel?"
(a) Prison.
(b) Wars.
(c) Wall Street.
(d) Social reform.

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

13. In "The Doctor Will See You Now," Thompson received a letter from whom?
(a) Ralph Steadman.
(b) CBS News.
(c) Skinner.
(d) Richard Nixon.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Hellfire Club," Thompson compared politicians' and evangelists' affairs to British men in what century?

2. What did Thompson receive in "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll?"

3. 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.

4. What National Hurricane Center director did Thompson attack in "Revenge of the Fish Heads?"

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

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