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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. When was Mein Kampf published?
(a) 1932.
(b) 1945.
(c) 1925.
(d) 1900.

2. What is the second of the "extravagant expectations" held by Americans, according to Boorstin?
(a) There is always more that the world can provide.
(b) Time is of the essence.
(c) We have unlimited power to fashion the world to our desires.
(d) Money can buy anything.

3. What name referred to Stalin's campaign to purge the Communist Party of people accused of sabotage, terrorism, or treachery?
(a) The Great Cleansing.
(b) The Great Purge.
(c) The Grand Inquisition.
(d) The Great Famine.

4. Who did Charles Lindbergh marry?
(a) Elizabeth Winchester.
(b) Anne Morrow.
(c) Mary Anne Doherty.
(d) Sarah Morrow.

5. What is the first of the "extravagant expectations" held by Americans, according to Boorstin?
(a) Time is of the essence.
(b) We have unlimited power to fashion the world to our desires
(c) There is always more that the world can provide.
(d) Money can buy anything.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the name of the plane that Charles Lindbergh made his flight across the Atlantic in?

2. Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in what year?

3. Who opened the first motel as a new form of accommodation in Memphis, Tennessee in 1952?

4. Established by Boorstin, what is the first way pseudo-events can overshadow real or spontaneous events?

5. With whom did Charles Lindbergh sign a contract for his story of the famous monoplane flight?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who was Karl Baedeker? What did he pioneer?

2. What does Boorstin relate of technology and the sciences in Chapter 2 - Section II?

3. How do the personalities of celebrities evolve, according to Boorstin?

4. How does Boorstin describe tourism in America in Chapter 3 - Section V?

5. What does Boorstin write of the impact of the Graphic Revolution, in Chapter 1 - Section II?

6. What has eroded the old heroic form, according to Boorstin?

7. What does Boorstin write can be mass-produced today, in Chapter 2 - Section I? Why?

8. What example does Boorstin offer for "the leak" in Chapter 1 - Section IV?

9. How did Charles Lindbergh succumb to celebrity, according to Boorstin?

10. What does Boorstin write of "local atmosphere" in tourist destinations?

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