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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who did Thompson take to a psychic for legal advice, in "The Gizzard of Darkness?"
(a) Heese.
(b) Skinner.
(c) Anderson.
(d) Ralph.

2. In "Cowboys at Sea," Thompson related the testimony in court to an attack of an oil tanker where?
(a) Iraq.
(b) Kuwait.
(c) Afghanistan.
(d) Iran.

3. What Democratic Senator on the Senate Judiciary Committee was a presidential nominee?
(a) Joe Biden.
(b) Jesse Jackson.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Michael Dukakis.

4. "The Death Ship" describes a barge in the Northeast carrying what?
(a) Refugees.
(b) Arms.
(c) Explosives.
(d) Trash.

5. Who was likely to go on trial, in "The American Dream?"
(a) Joe Biden.
(b) Oliver North.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Ronald Reagan.

6. Who ran against Nixon in the 46th presidential election?
(a) Hubert Humphrey.
(b) John F. Kennedy.
(c) Andrew Jackson.
(d) Jimmy Carter.

7. Who did Thompson believe would likely go to prison in Fort Leavenworth, in "The Lord and a Good Lawyer?"
(a) Jesse Jackson.
(b) Patrick Buchanan.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Oliver North.

8. Who celebrated wildly after the Gary Hart scandal, according to Thompson, in "A Wild and Crazy Guy?"
(a) Bush.
(b) Biden.
(c) Reagan.
(d) Haig.

9. Senator Daniel Inouye was a senator from where?
(a) Hawaii.
(b) Minnesota.
(c) Maine.
(d) Lousiana.

10. Who won the 1987 Super Bowl?
(a) Chicago Bears.
(b) Denver Broncos.
(c) Washington Redskins.
(d) New York Giants.

11. What did Thompson attempt to blow up, in "Orgy of the Dead?"
(a) A Jeep.
(b) A Corvette.
(c) A truck.
(d) A motorcycle.

12. What mercenary was caught in Nicaragua, in "Let the Good Times Roll?"
(a) Carlo Rozzini.
(b) Vladimir Putin.
(c) Yassir Arafat.
(d) Eugene Hasenfus.

13. Who did a leak say was not really in the hospital, in "The Gizzard of Darkness?"
(a) William Johnson.
(b) William Casey.
(c) Andrew Casey.
(d) Ed Meese.

14. Michael Dukakis was the governor of what state during the 1988 elections?
(a) New Hampshire.
(b) Arizona.
(c) Massachusetts.
(d) New Mexico.

15. Who was the new White House Press Secretary in "New Blood on the Tracks?"
(a) James Carville.
(b) Ed Meese.
(c) Robert McFarlane.
(d) Marlin Fitzwater.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did Thompson believe clearly won the Democratic presidential nomination debate?

2. Whose testimony was described, in "Blame It on Dead Bill?"

3. What happened to Reagan's veto on sanctions in South Africa, in "Loose Cannon on the Deck?"

4. What did Thompson and his friend do after the Super Bowl, in "Trapped in Harding Park?"

5. In "Fat Men on Horseback," Thompson concluded that the main difference between Iran-Contra and Watergate was that Iran-Contra was what?

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