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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. What was the home state of President Richard Nixon?
(a) Maine.
(b) California.
(c) Washington.
(d) Arizona.

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

4. In "The Time Has Come," Thompson discussed a poll that said the majority of voters would vote for who in November?
(a) Michael Dukakis.
(b) Gary Hart.
(c) George Bush.
(d) Jesse Jackson.

5. Who did Thompson's friend bet on in his Superbowl bet, in "Trapped in Harding Park?"
(a) Chicago Bears.
(b) New York Giants.
(c) New England Patriots.
(d) Denver Broncos.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who did a leak say was not really in the hospital, in "The Gizzard of Darkness?"

2. Who was divorcing his wife, in "Let the Good Times Roll?"

3. Who did Bush debate in "President Bush Will See You Now?"

4. What did Thompson kill, in "A Death in the Family?"

5. Whose presidential campaign was caught up in a fund-raising scandal, in "The Loved Ones?"

Short Essay Questions

1. What is the subject of the article, "The Loved Ones"?

2. What scandal took place in "The Loser's Club"? What was Thompson's suggested solution?

3. Who were the people Thompson cited, in "Swine of the Week"?

4. What did Thompson write of George Schultz, in "Cowboys at Sea"?

5. To whom did Hunter S. Thompson write in the end of the book? Why?

6. How did Thompson show the public opinion of Oliver North in, "It Was You, Charlie"?

7. What were Thompson's predictions, in "The Trickle Down Theory"?

8. What did Thompson's sources tell him in "The Worm Turns"? What was his conclusion?

9. Who were "Crazy Patrick and Big Al"? What did Thompson foretell in this chapter?

10. Who was discussed in "Let the Good Times Roll"? Why were they newsworthy?

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