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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was the primary weakness of Bill's father?
(a) His inability to trust friends.
(b) His inability to trust anyone.
(c) His inability to trust friends and family.
(d) His inability to trust family.
2. How does Bill describe CNN's coverage?
(a) Detailed, but shallow.
(b) Broad, but not shallow.
(c) Broad and shallow.
(d) Detailed and not shallow.
3. Based on estimation, what percentage of mothers who have children in their teens will be poor for the rest of their lives?
(b) One quarter.
(d) Three quarters.
4. As Bill states at the end of Chapter 1, what is the primary responsibility of a parent?
(a) To give their children the tools to build a happy and successful life.
(b) To provide their children with the money and resources to build a happy and successful life.
(c) To provide their children with the money and resources to build a happy, but not necessarily successful life.
(d) To give their children tools to build a happy, but not necessarily successful life.
5. What does Bill appreciate about his friends?
(a) Their sense of humor.
(b) Their stubbornness.
(c) Their honesty.
(d) Their directness.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to Bill in Chapter 2, what should people not allow to define who they are?
2. What type of slant does Fox News have with its programming?
3. What kind of a job did Bill's father work?
4. Where do journalists rank on the polls?
5. According to Bill, what would a Hillary Clinton presidency likely bring?
Short Essay Questions
1. According to Bill, what type of pity do people spend too much time having? Why is that counterproductive in building good relationships?
2. According to Bill, what kind of an advantage do people of privilege have in attracting friends?
3. How does Bill describe his own childhood?
4. Based on Bill's analysis in Chapter 4, how does the media make parenting more difficult?
5. What example does Bill provide of the government's wasteful spending?
6. What was the weakness of Bill's father? What did Bill learn from him?
7. How does Bill think that people can attract and maintain good friendships?
8. How did Congressman Torricelli damage the country by scandalizing the CIA?
9. How does the media coverage break down in terms of coverage and bias?
10. What are Bill's personal views on religion?
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