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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. If a job opens up for a doctor or an educator, and a Muslim is exceedingly more qualified than ten of his or her European colleagues, the job will more likely go to whom?
(a) The Muslim.
(b) A European.
(c) An American.
(d) A woman.

4. Why is corruption high in Muslim countries?
(a) It is in their blood to be corrupt.
(b) They do not have morals.
(c) They are very sneaky.
(d) They want to grab everything they can before it is gone.

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

6. The message thanks Americans for giving the world Abraham Lincoln, Jimi Hendrix, Julia Roberts, Miles Davis, and a continuing list of ________________.
(a) Pop culture classics.
(b) Political leaders.
(c) Peacemakers.
(d) Philosophers.

7. 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.

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

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

10. What does the European tolerance of differences in beliefs plus the lack of help in integrating into their new home, create?
(a) A "separate but equal" state.
(b) A content, yet isolated Muslim community.
(c) A comfortable way for both Muslims and Europeans to live in peace.
(d) An environment of isolation for the Muslim community.

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

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

13. On September 11th, 2001, the Narrator was in ________ and turned the TV on in time to see the second plane hit the World Trade Center.
(a) Helsinki.
(b) Stockholm.
(c) Oslo.
(d) Copenhagen.

14. Why are the younger Muslims an increasing challenge to French society?
(a) They do not see themselves as being subject to French laws.
(b) They want to return to their native countries.
(c) They want to become full members of French society.
(d) They are uneducated and do not speak French.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. The narrator and his partner move to _____________________ on April 1, 1999.

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

3. Some Muslims become even _________________ once they get to Europe.

4. Despite all of this European confederation, and EU unity, most Europeans are _____________ one another's cultures.

5. These Muslims are mostly of _________ descent.

(see the answer keys)

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