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Question 1: In their very few subsequent appearances in Li'l Abner, shmoos are also identified by the ________ as a major threat to national security.
United States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States ArmyUnited States Navy

Question 2: The actual origin of Capp's word "shmoo" has been the subject of debate by ________ for decades, leading to the misconception that the term was derived from "schmo" or "schmooze".
PragmaticsLinguisticsLanguageSemantics

Question 3: One school, the ________, even launched the "American Society for the Advancement of the Shmoo" in early 1949.
The Washington TimesUniversity of BridgeportDan FeffermanSun Myung Moon

Question 4: Like a ________ myth gone berserk, they reproduced so prodigiously they threatened to wreck the economy" — if not western civilization as we know it, and ultimately society itself.
PregnancyMasturbationSexual intercourseFertility

Question 5: Recordings and published ________ related to the Shmoo include:
ChoirMusical notationChord chartSheet music

Question 6: The much-copied storyline was a parable that was interpreted in many different ways at the outset of the ________.
Central Intelligence AgencyCold WarVietnam WarJoseph Stalin

Question 7: "________ thought he was making fun of socialism and Marxism.
Communist stateLeninismFourth InternationalCommunism

Question 8: "No, stupid", answers Mose, and then encapsulates one of life's profound ________: "It's because they's so good!!"
AmbiguityParadoxBertrand RussellAristotle

Question 9: The valid document was colorfully illustrated with Capp's character, and promoted by the ________ with a $16 million advertising campaign budget.
State governments of the United StatesUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States CongressFederal government of the United States

Question 10: It was reviewed coast to coast alongside ________'s Crusade in Europe, (the other big publication at the time).
Dwight D. EisenhowerGerald FordRonald ReaganRichard Nixon
















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