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3rd Way Purity Test, Entrance Exam

Part 1. Environment

1. Which statement is true?

a. Deep water drilling is absolutely safe.

b. BP is absolutely safe.

c. Fish + oil = fish oil, a safe nutrient.

d. All of the above.


2. An earthquake in Japan has knocked out power to four nuclear plants, one of which has already exploded, sending radioactive fallout over the neighboring town and forcing evacuations from a town already in chaos from the resulting tsunami. What is the correct U.S. Government response?

a. Require all imported Hello Kitty merchandise to be screened for radiation contamination.

b. Issue a proclamation declaring “National Sushi Awareness Day”.

c. Issue a statement that the nuclear industry has assured you nuclear power is absolutely safe and U.S. commitment and funding for nuclear development will not waiver.


3. A major political donor has a worldwide monopoly on the manufacture and sales of genetically modified seed stock, herbicides and pesticides. Recently, the company has complained about the inconvenience of studies required to prove product safety. Also displeasing the corporation, consumers have requested the ability to choose whether or not to consume these products in their daily diet. The correct response is:

a. Issue a statement that you have been assured genetically modified organisms are absolutely safe.

b. Sign legislation allowing companies to hide GMOs in their food products.

c. Sign legislation that gives amnesty to the corporation from any consequences caused by willful negligence of the corporation.

d. Give the corporation additional funding to develop more powerful GMO herbicides and pesticides to kill the organisms that have quickly evolved resistance to GMO products.

e. Hire executives and officers from the corporation to design public policy.

f. All of the above.

4. Many on the left have an irrational fear of fracking. The best way to respond is:

a. Issue a statement that the fracking industry has assured you fracking is absolutely safe.

b. Build a nationwide pipeline to carry oil recovered from fracking to refineries located in the most polluted state in the nation where it can be processed into petroleum products and loaded on tankers to China, the most polluted country in the world.

c. Shutdown and censor studies linking fracking and ground water contamination such as this research with a title so complicated it must be from some radical eco-terrorist group: http://desmogblog.com/sites/beta.desmogblog.com/files/Dimock%20report.pdf

d. Step up surveillance activities on left leaning environmental groups.

e. Buy a Cadillac Escalade.

f. Quickly change the subject to Lilly Ledbetter.

g. All of the above

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