Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The War Zone, A Weird Common Thread in Our Lives | The War Zone, A Badge of Courage.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is Proposition F?
(a) A policy prohibiting riots to take place on weekdays.
(b) A resolution preventing African-Americans from driving luxury cars.
(c) A legislation which aims to appoint African-Americans as chief of police.
(d) An effort to limit the police chief's term to five years.

2. According to Theresa Allison, what event prompts her to start the Mothers Reclaiming Our Children (Mothers ROC) group?
(a) The weakening of the dollar in the international market.
(b) The addiction of one of her sons to drugs.
(c) The finalization of her divorce with her husband.
(d) The killing of her nephew, Tiny, in 1991.

3. How much does Michael Zinzun get from the trial in which the city is ordered to pay him?
(a) $12 million.
(b) $1.2 million.
(c) $2.1 million.
(d) $3 million.

4. What is "a badge of courage" as referred to in the story?
(a) It refers to the FBI badge.
(b) It refers to the fire department badge.
(c) It refers to the police badge.
(d) It refers to the CSI badge.

5. What are "choke holds"?
(a) It is a slang for choking a subject to death.
(b) These are upper body control holds which the LAPD used in the past.
(c) It is a choker worn by a police officer to identify him as an expert in choke methods.
(d) These are the techniques in using a police baton effectively.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Richard Kim, what does his father tell him about the day of the verdict when they went looking for police?

2. What particular incident makes Viola go into shock?

3. What statement does Haywood make about the women he sees in the riots and the fire?

4. While driving downtown, what incident does Stanley K. Sheinbaum cite as a premonition of bad things to come?

5. What theory does the scholar Cornel West give on gangsterism?

(see the answer key)

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