Steal This Book Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is yogurt?

2. What should every movement have?

3. What type of person is a good friend to have at the docks?

4. What is still available in Amerika, 'despite what you may have heard?'

5. What is even easier to shoplift than food?

Short Essay Questions

1. According to Hoffman, what is the best way to steal? Is this still true today?

2. Where can a person find food that needs to be disposed of?

3. How valid do you think Hoffman's advice in LIBERATE is today?

4. What happened in the People's Park in Berkeley, 1969?

5. How have politics and mainstream society changed since Hoffman's day?

6. What advice does Hoffman have for the layout of an underground paper?

7. What would you like to see changed in America? Are any of the changes you would like to see similar to those that Hoffman would want?

8. What are the main themes of STEAL THIS BOOK?

9. How do you feel about Abbie Hoffman's politics?

10. How can the mass power of people be used to disrupt utilities and government?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay describing a modern version of STEAL THIS BOOK. Be sure to address:

1) Sections of the original that would no longer be relevant.

2) Important additions to a new version based on emerging technology and trends.

3) Political issues of the day that Hoffman would want to deal with.

Essay Topic 2

Write an essay describing the target audience of STEAL THIS BOOK. Be sure to address factors such as socioeconomic status, age, education, reasons for buying the book, and so on.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay on the role of media in politics. Be sure to address:

1) The relationship between major media outlets and political parties.

2) The role of independent media in politics.

3) Specific examples of where media and politics have mixed, with either positive or negative results.

(see the answer keys)

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