Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whose presidential campaign was caught up in a fund-raising scandal, in "The Loved Ones?"
(a) Joe Biden.
(b) Alexander Haig.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Gary Hart.

2. A major scandal at what U.S. Embassy took place in "The Losers' Club?"
(a) Moscow.
(b) New York.
(c) Stockholm.
(d) Mexico City.

3. What did Thompson kill, in "A Death in the Family?"
(a) A goose.
(b) A fox.
(c) A deer.
(d) A chicken.

4. Where did Thompson go, in "White Trash with Money?"
(a) Los Angeles.
(b) Washington D.C.
(c) Phoenix.
(d) Fort Lauderdale.

5. Thompson believed that who has a chance at the presidential election in "Caligula and the 7 Dwarfs?"
(a) Reagan.
(b) Biden.
(c) Dukakis.
(d) Bush.

6. Who did Thompson make a phone call to, in "The Death Ship?"
(a) Andrew Jackson.
(b) James Skawinski.
(c) Alexander Williams.
(d) Lowell Harrelson.

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

8. Who was Nixon's Chief of Domestic Affairs?
(a) Ed Meese.
(b) John Erlichman.
(c) Alexander Haig.
(d) Edward Walton.

9. In "Wooing the Degenerate Vote," Thompson predicted that who would make a comeback and win the 1988 election?
(a) Ronald Reagan.
(b) George Bush.
(c) Richard Nixon.
(d) Jimmy Carter.

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

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

12. Who was the Secretary of State that Thompson addresses in "Letter to the President?"
(a) James Stewart.
(b) James Baker.
(c) James Williams.
(d) James Kennedy.

13. Senator Warren Rudman was a senator from where?
(a) New Hampshire.
(b) Maine.
(c) Nebraska.
(d) Minnesota.

14. In "The Scum of the Earth," Thompson detailed a feud between Jerry Falwell, Jim Bakker, Pat Robertson and who?
(a) Kieth Baker.
(b) Oral Roberts,
(c) Jesse Jackson.
(d) James Williams.

15. What Democratic Senator did Thompson attack in "The Losers' Club?"
(a) Jesse Jackson.
(b) Gary Hart.
(c) Terry Sanford.
(d) Joe Biden.

Short Answer Questions

1. What Democratic Senator on the Senate Judiciary Committee was a presidential nominee?

2. "Crazy Patrick and Big Al" refered to Patrick Buchanan and who?

3. Who found Thompson, in "Trapped in Harding Park?"

4. "The Weak in the Weird" is an analysis of whose presidential campaign?

5. "The Death Ship" describes a barge in the Northeast carrying what?

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