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Test. your A.A. knowledge!

  1. What are the “hideous Four Horsemen” of alcoholism, as told in the Big Book?

a) Bill, Bob, Jim and Ernie

b) Conquest, war, famine and death

c) Terror, bewilderment, frustration and despair

d) Honesty, purity, unselfishness and love

  1. Which is NOT an address for the Central Office within the past 20 years?

a) 713 Washington St., Oakland

b) 1225 Fallon St., Oakland

c) 2910 Telegraph Ave, Oakland

d) 295 27th St, Oakland

3. Why did the Alcoholics Anonymous text earn the nickname “The Big Book”?

a) Because A.A.’s founders believed it was full of big, revolutionary ideas

b) Because of the thickness of the paper used in the first print edition

c) Because the original book was as large and heavy as a traditional phone book

d) Because the original book had exceptionally large font

  1. What year did Bill W. pass away?

a) 1950

b) 1942

c) 1987

d) 1971

  1. The origins of Alcoholics Anonymous can be traced to which popular 20th-century religious movement?

a) Pentecostalism

b) The Rosicrucian Fellowship

c) Oxford Group

d) Dudeism

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