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

2. Who called Thompson, in "The Other George Bush?"
(a) Richard.
(b) Skinner.
(c) James.
(d) Roger.

3. In "The Loved Ones," who was considered for a furlough that was ultimately denied because of a public outcry?
(a) Mark David Chapman.
(b) John Hinckley.
(c) Jesse James.
(d) Ted Kazinski.

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

5. The Gary Hart scandal distracted the press from what?
(a) Watergate.
(b) The Cold War.
(c) War in Iraq.
(d) Iran-Contra scandal.

6. Who claimed his wife was dying in "Doomed Love in the Rockies?"
(a) Roger.
(b) Mark.
(c) Shanti.
(d) Tex.

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

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

9. Who was forced to relocate PLO headquarters from Tunis, in "Let the Good Times Roll?"
(a) Gorbachev.
(b) Eugene Hasenfus.
(c) Yassir Arafat.
(d) Vladimir Putin.

10. Thompson believed that the Iran-Contra scandal would make what look like nothing in comparison, in "God Bless Colonel North?"
(a) Watergate.
(b) WWII.
(c) Vietnam.
(d) WWI.

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

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

13. In "The South African Problem," Thompson suggested that Reagan was planning on doing what?
(a) Waging war on Iraq.
(b) Waging war on Northern Ireland.
(c) Waging war on South Africa.
(d) Taking in Afrikaner refugees.

14. The weapons supplied to the Iranian regime killed hundreds of marines where?
(a) Somalia.
(b) France.
(c) Israel.
(d) Lebanon.

15. Whose testimony was described, in "Blame It on Dead Bill?"
(a) Ed Meese.
(b) Oliver North.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Ronald Reagan.

Short Answer Questions

1. What US Senator did Thompson hold as a fore-runner in the Republican primaries, in "Crazy Patrick and Big Al?"

2. Thompson wrote that if Oliver North wanted to avoid prison, he would have to indict who in "Ollie's Choice?"

3. Whose testimony did Thompson analyze, in "Cowboys at Sea?"

4. Thompson wrote that no press secretary had truly been good since either Pierre Salinger under Kennedy or who at the beginning of Reagan's first term?

5. What made Thompson particularly angry with the school system, in "Expelled from the System?"

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