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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. "Dealing with Pigs" was Thompson's reaction to what?
2. What was Thompson's heart rate in "A Generation of Swine?"
3. Thompson was critical of the government's spending on what, in "Welcome to the Tunnel?"
4. What porn actress was revealed to have been underage while making her first films, in "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll?"
5. In "The Hellfire Club," Thompson compared politicians' and evangelists' affairs to British men in what century?
Short Essay Questions
1. Who did Thompson meet with, in "The Turk Comes to TV News"? What was the subject of this meeting?
2. What took place in Thompson's episodic "Last Dance in Dumb Town"?
3. What did Thompson write about Imelda Marcos in "Just Another Terrorist"?
4. Who is discussed in the article, "The Hellfire Club"? What comparison did Thompson make?
5. Where did Thompson go in "The Beast with Three Backs"? Why?
6. What did Thompson receive in "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll"? What were his conclusions of it?
7. What is the subject of "Let the Cheap Dogs Eat"? What assertions did Thompson make in this article?
8. How did Thompson compare the Chinese government's drug wars to the U.S. government's?
9. What did Thompson assert of Robertson, in "Rise of the TV Preachers"?
10. Who was Thompson's attorney trying to save in "Deported to Malaysia"? What did Thompson do?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Describe the events of the Watergate scandal. Who were the principle political figures? How did Watergate impact history?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss the events surrounding the Chernobyl disaster. How many people were killed? Why did Thompson discuss this event?
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Thompson's assertions regarding religion, politics, and hypocrisy in "The Hellfire Club."
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