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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Someone in Norway created an e-mail petition called what?
(a) "Hello America!"
(b) "Where Are You America?"
(c) "Help Us America!"
(d) "Good Bye America!"

2. What belief is cultivated in the Muslim culture?
(a) Europe is safe.
(b) Europe is just like America.
(c) A desire to join European society.
(d) An us versus them belief.

3. Bawer is convinced that what will eventually take place between Islamic fundamentalism and European liberalism?
(a) A separation.
(b) A mutual understanding.
(c) A clash.
(d) Peace.

4. Ann Lindh, a Swedish minister for foreign affairs, was the forerunner for what?
(a) Supporting American ideas.
(b) Trying to start dialogue with Arab countries.
(c) Trying to enforce immigration laws.
(d) Encouraging anti-Islamic protests.

5. 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?
(a) Responding to the 9/11 tragedies.
(b) Having any sympathy for the 9/11 tragedies.
(c) Protecting their own cities from the Muslims.
(d) Understanding how the Muslims could have been responsible for the 9/11 tragedies.

6. The ______________________ attitude seems to Bawer to be a positive thing until he noticed the social effects of it.
(a) Laid-back.
(b) Uptight.
(c) Angry.
(d) Nervous.

7. A writer named Bat Ye'Or warned that Europe was on its way to becoming what?
(a) An Arab colony.
(b) A democracy.
(c) A group of socialist countries.
(d) A communist regime.

8. Radical, fundamental Muslims are taking advantage of what?
(a) Europe's hatred.
(b) Europe's liberality.
(c) Europe's lack of organization.
(d) Europe's fear.

9. According to Bawer, do countries such as Norway and Sweden assist new immigrants of non-white race to integrate into communities?
(a) Yes, all the time.
(b) Yes, usually.
(c) Yes, sometimes.
(d) No.

10. Those Muslims who live in Europe are constantly augmented by new immigrants from Arab countries, who re-infuse what?
(a) Enthusiasm for strict Islamic beliefs.
(b) Distrust in strict Islamci beliefs.
(c) Enthusiams for European pop culture.
(d) Enthusiasm for European ideals.

11. In what are these Muslims leaders?
(a) French government.
(b) French universities.
(c) French crime.
(d) French society.

12. What do journalists believe it is their job to do?
(a) Question those in authority.
(b) Teach people about the way that life is.
(c) Keep the citizens in the dark.
(d) Question the European way of life.

13. Did any European countries support Bush's invasion of Iraq?
(a) Yes, very few.
(b) No, none.
(c) Yes, all of them.
(d) Yes, some.

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

15. One of the prime examples of Europeans "faintness of heart" when dealing with Muslim's is the story of whom?
(a) Mullah Nasreddin.
(b) Mullah Ali.
(c) Mullah Muhammed.
(d) Mullah Krekar.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why is corruption high in Muslim countries?

2. Western Europeans said that the Soviet Union had its merits, especially by providing what?

3. What did this Muslim leader call 9/11?

4. When does the Dutch government begin to take these isolated incidents seriously?

5. When the narrator went to the police regarding the physical violence that took place against him, what did they do?

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