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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Norway stated that Bush was equal to whom?
(a) Saddam.
(b) George Washington.
(c) Hitler.
(d) Tony Blair.

2. How do Americans view history?
(a) As something about which to be critically thoughtful.
(b) As facts.
(c) As something to be proud of.
(d) As a bunch of lies.

3. What are young Islamics taught about non-Muslims?
(a) They are very intelligent.
(b) They are infidels and do not deserve any respect, nor do their laws.
(c) They are to be feared.
(d) They are the friends of Muslims.

4. Europeans want to ignore __________ to prevent war.
(a) Their leaders.
(b) America.
(c) Tyranny.
(d) Common sense.

5. The Norwegians were heavily populated with what?
(a) Christians.
(b) Jews.
(c) Muslims.
(d) Hindus.

6. There is a clear difference between American and European _________________.
(a) Thinking.
(b) Speaking.
(c) Dressing.
(d) Driving.

7. Why have Europeans not diverged from this view regarding the government?
(a) Because they fear war.
(b) Because they view history as subjective.
(c) Because they know the government is very powerful.
(d) Because they view history as facts.

8. Part of the cultural difference between Americans and the Dutch, and other Europeans is that the Europeans tend to be ___________________, compared the the Americans who are more judgmental about differences.
(a) Nervous and intimidated.
(b) Angry and violent.
(c) Judgmental.
(d) Relaxed and passive.

9. He writes that he had never felt more ______________ and being in Europe made him see that America and Europe were the heartland of democracy and both were at war with a common enemy that threatened the West.
(a) Swedish.
(b) European.
(c) Norwegian.
(d) American.

10. Muslim immigrants are usually from where, which means they are more conservative and against Western values?
(a) Large cities.
(b) Wealthy nations.
(c) Poor, remote villages.
(d) America.

11. Europeans assumed that any immigrants would eventually "melt" into the general culture of the country in which they settle. Is this is true of fundamental Muslims?
(a) No, because the do not have the money.
(b) No, because they still retain their restrictive ways of living.
(c) No, because they do not speak the language.
(d) Yes.

12. Americans are ____________________ about things.
(a) Not worried.
(b) Practical and realistic.
(c) Unsure.
(d) Impractical and unrealistic.

13. Western Europeans said that the Soviet Union had its merits, especially by providing what?
(a) A good example of Communism.
(b) Financial support.
(c) Support for all things European.
(d) A balance of power against the U.S.

14. When the narrator moved to Norway, he was impressed with what?
(a) The welfare system.
(b) The educational system.
(c) The amount of reading that the Norwegians do on a daily basis.
(d) The country's nature preserves.

15. Why is the media so one-sided?
(a) Because they fear Muslim retaliation.
(b) Because they do not trust the government.
(c) Because the government funds it.
(d) Because they fear the people.

Short Answer Questions

1. A writer named Bat Ye'Or warned that Europe was on its way to becoming what?

2. Cultural walls are very high and they don't embrace even each other's pop culture as much as they do ___________ pop culture.

3. The narrator writes that the European elite is so removed from the realities of international affairs, and so bothered by their irrelevance in them, that they were incapable of what?

4. Europeans see government as what?

5. What do journalists believe it is their job to do?

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