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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. O'Rourke is critical of the way that America hands over food, aid and arms to what country?
2. The annual spending per student in O'Rourke's town is over how much?
3. Who said, "What we want from the taxpayers is continual cooperation!" in regard to America's drug problem?
(a) Mario Perez.
(b) Dick Weart.
(c) Albert Collins.
(d) Mike Mullin.
4. What was the deadline for the last Soviet troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan?
(a) February 15, 1989.
(b) December 27, 1988.
(c) January, 2 1989.
(d) March 12, 1989.
5. O'Rourke argues against military cuts by talking about the happiness that every male feels when he has what in his hand?
(a) His country's flag.
(b) His wife's hand.
(c) A paycheck.
(d) A gun.
6. O'Rourke visits Afghanistan to cover the expected fall of what city?
(d) Mazar-e Sharif.
7. Who is the author of a book about the failure of poverty programs called "Losing Ground"?
(a) Denise Adams.
(b) Yolanda Harrison.
(c) Boyd Hobbs.
(d) Charles Murray.
8. 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?
9. What does O'Rourke say is the ultimate special interest group?
(a) National Rifle Association.
(b) Sierra Club.
(c) Social Security.
(d) Energy Lobby.
10. A woman at the housing rally who said she was homeless had how many kids?
11. O'Rourke mocked college bohos at the housing rally who were dressed in what color?
12. O'Rourke says that because America is the richest nation on Earth, he is surprised to still what on the street?
13. On what day did O'Rourke attend a housing rally?
(a) July 16.
(b) February 23.
(c) October 7.
(d) March 1.
14. What is the name of the psychiatric professor that O'Rourke talked to about the crack cocaine problem?
(a) Robin Reeder.
(b) Marc Galanter.
(c) Sue Warren.
(d) John Haggerty.
15. What is the name of the hurricane that O'Rourke's wife asked him about?
Short Answer Questions
1. O'Rourke's friend's son got busted for selling what drug?
2. In what year did the government begin formulating agricultural policy?
3. What year is the District of Columbia Housing Act from?
4. Every year, O'Rourke attended a meeting of his hometown where people crowd into where?
5. What drug does O'Rourke say made kids psychotic?
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