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Chuck Klosterman
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Klosterman do with his Sim at the end of Chapter 2?
(a) Buy him an espresso machine.
(b) Give him Free Will.
(c) Kill him.
(d) Send him to work.

2. In Chapter 5, the band members of Paradise City flip through stations looking for what?
(a) All Things Considered.
(b) The new Nickelback single.
(c) A GNR tune.
(d) A commercial for their gig.

3. Which serial killer claimed pornography was detrimental to society?
(a) Charles Manson.
(b) David Berkowitz.
(c) John Wayne Gacy.
(d) Ted Bundy.

4. In Chapter 6, which Comedy Central show does Klosterman claim is detrimental to society?
(a) The Daily Show.
(b) Crank Yankers.
(c) South Park.
(d) The Man Show.

5. In Chapter 1, Klosterman jokes about which religious sect's young people carping about whether they practice?
(a) The Satanists.
(b) The Amish.
(c) The Mormons.
(d) The Davidians.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is does Wyndmere have instead of a park?

2. What is something that every first-time Sim player does, according to developer Will Wright?

3. In chapter 9, who does Klosterman suggest is the only person still using the term World Wide Web?

4. When do American's generally stop playing soccer?

5. What did Woody Allen make desirable in the 1970s?

Short Essay Questions

1. Why did Puck and Pedro transcend The Real World frame?

2. How did Woody Allen change and then fail to change romantic perceptions?

3. Describe the gig at the end of Chapter 5.

4. Why does Klosterman hate Coldplay?

5. How are Marilyn Monroe and Pamela Anderson similar?

6. How was the first season of The Real World different from subsequent seasons?

7. Why is Madonna not the sexual icon that Pamela Anderson is?

8. Why do so many children play soccer, according to Klosterman?

9. What is fake love?

10. What does Klosterman learn about his life from his Sim?

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