Mid-Book Test (up to 19-23)
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice, 5 short answer, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. Why did Mencken disagree with contemporary assessments of Abraham Lincoln?
a) Critics praised him as a hero and don't question some dubious sections of his biography.
b) Critics maligned Lincoln for his handling of the Civil War, and Mencken thinks he did a fine job.
c) Mencken believed a much broader conspiracy was in place in regards to Lincoln's assassination.
d) Abraham Lincoln did not get nearly enough credit for freeing the slaves, according to Mencken.
2. Why does the typical man have a poor conception of beauty?
a) Even a man's enemy will tell him his wife is pretty.
b) Even mirrors are manufactured to lie about a woman's beauty.
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