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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Our Government: What the Fuck Do They Do All Day and Why Does it Cost So Goddamned Much Money? pp. 154-184.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was the name of the foundation that set up a commission to study the electorate?
(a) The John and Mary R. Markle Foundation.
(b) The Roy and Carol G. Bernath Foundation.
(c) The Thomas and Ruth B. Martin Foundation.
(d) The Jeffrey and Michelle H. Wright Foundation.

2. How much money does O'Rourke believe the government wastes on farm subsidies?
(a) Hundreds of millions of dollars.
(b) Hundreds of thousands of dollars.
(c) Millions of dollars.
(d) Billions of dollars.

3. O'Rourke argues against military cuts by talking about the happiness that every male feels when he has what in his hand?
(a) His wife's hand.
(b) A paycheck.
(c) His country's flag.
(d) A gun.

4. What newspaper called Dan Quayle an "avid reader" of "real live books"?
(a) The Wall Street Journal.
(b) The Times-Union.
(c) USA Today.
(d) The New York Times.

5. How often does the press secretary at the White House field questions from the media?
(a) Twice a day.
(b) Every other day.
(c) Once a week.
(d) Once a day.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "Defense Policy: Cry 'Havoc!' and "Let Slip the Hogs of Peace," O'Rourke worried that what country still posed a threat and might be waiting for America to fall beneath the weight of its own dissent?

2. What does O'Rourke say the venue where the Democratic convention was held is shaped like?

3. How many letters from citizens does O'Rourke imagine that congressmen receive each year?

4. For which presidential candidate did Lloyd Bentsen run as vice president?

5. What is the name of the alliance that O'Rourke traveled into poverty stricken areas with?

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