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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the "proposed selective force of Evolution?"
(a) Natural selection.
(b) Punctuated equilibrium.
(c) DNA mutation.
(d) The whim of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
2. Henderson says that the universe's matrix of springs is vibrating to what sound?
(a) The Flying Spaghetti Monster's guitar.
(b) Saucy singing.
(c) The Flying Spaghetti Monster's voice.
(d) Noodly music.
3. According to Henderson, what is unusual about finding dinosaur bone fossils?
(a) The Flying Spaghetti Monster never invented dinosaurs.
(b) Dinosaurs were 100% biodegradable.
(c) Dinosaurs did not have bones.
(d) The Pirates dug them all up.
4. What example is NOT listed in Longshanks' list of choices enjoyed by Americans?
(a) Coke or Pepsi.
(b) Target or Wal-Mart.
(c) Republican or Democrat.
(d) Ham or salami.
5. What happens when the Christian in the experiment eats 2,500 calories of the Communion wafers?
(a) He is violently ill.
(b) He goes to sleep.
(c) He hallucinates.
(d) Nothing happens.
6. According to Henderson, what is the Buddhists' sacred text?
(a) Rub Buddha's Belly.
(b) The Ramayana.
(c) The Bananapada.
(d) The Holy Book of Buddhas.
7. What does Henderson NOT include as an ingredient in his recipe for life?
(a) Boiling water.
(b) Elementary particles made from "string."
8. What is the other name for Flying Spaghetti Monsterism?
(a) The Cult of Tortellini.
(d) The Holy Order of Rotini.
9. What does Henderson say is the purpose of chihuahuas and poodles?
(a) To provide amusement for the Flying Spaghetti Monster.
(b) To make man feel better about himself.
(c) To make men feel inferior.
(d) To make children feel taller.
10. Who does Longshanks mention as a group who would approve of Intelligent Design theory?
(a) NHL fans.
(b) NASCAR fans.
(c) NBA fans.
(d) NFL fans.
11. What does Henderson use to "prove" empirical science's shortcomings?
(a) The popularity of pop music.
(b) The lack of discovery of new land.
(c) The discovery of HIV.
(d) The absence of hurricanes.
12. When was the last time Henderson says "such open-minded science policy" was seen?
(a) The 1970s.
(b) The Middle Ages.
(c) The Stone Age.
(d) The Italian Rennaissance.
13. What animal causes Henderson to question the process of natural selection?
(a) The duck-billed platypus.
(b) The horny toad.
(c) The Indonesian mudskipper.
(d) The hippopotamus.
14. What does Henderson say the "subatomic strings" in his theory are made of?
(b) Wet spaghetti.
(d) The Flying Spaghetti Monster's hair.
15. According to Henderson, what could happen to make man grow shorter after getting so tall in contemporary times?
(a) A worldwide plague.
(b) Global warming.
(c) An increase in Pirates.
(d) More pasta.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the experiment Henderson describes, what should one do with the kiwi birds to test their ability to fly?
2. What two epithets do Snodgrass and Jaffari use to describe who they try to appeal to?
3. According to Henderson, people are playing politics with what topic?
4. In "An Alternative Viewpoint," what appliance does Longshanks use to describe the difference between Evolution and Intelligent Design?
5. What does the church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster "stand for?"
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