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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Mescalito, Pages 15 through 29.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What did Thompson claim he was not in his letter in the Introduction?
(a) A chaste nun.
(b) A sane man.
(c) A classical writer.
(d) A brainless whore.

2. What did Thompson claim in the Introduction was what "we must deal with" today?
(a) The episode.
(b) The hospital.
(c) The police.
(d) The Book.

3. Who had a twenty-fifth-floor Hilton suite in "Mescalito"?
(a) Richard Nixon.
(b) Hubert Humphrey.
(c) George Herman.
(d) James Farmer.

4. What veteran CBS journalist did Thompson describe as being condescending in "Mescalito"?
(a) James Farmer.
(b) Jimmy Carter.
(c) George Herman.
(d) Walter Cronkite.

5. Thompson wrote in the Introduction that it was as though in a previous life he had been a ______________.
(a) Earle of Denver.
(b) Jackbastard.
(c) Washing woman.
(d) Spotted trout.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was a civil rights activist, a leader of the American civil rights movement of the 1940s, '50s and '60s, and the initiator and organizer of the 1961 Freedom Ride which eventually led to the desegregation of interstate busing in the United states?

2. What newspaper did Thompson quote with the line, "Kept authorities at bay for more than an hour, claiming to be George Harrison of the Beatles"?

3. To whom is the letter in the Introduction addressed?

4. What were the police and ambulances scrambling toward as Thompson watched in the beginning of "Mescalito"?

5. The clerk at the liquor store asked Thompson, "Aren't you the guy who did that ______ thing?"

(see the answer key)

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