1. At what age does Philip Caputo enlist in the Marine Corps?
2. What does he imagine being in the military will be like?
(a) He enters the war with romantic notions of being a hero.
(b) He imagines it will be like taking a vacation.
(c) He thinks it will be frightening but he needs the money.
(d) He thinks it will be dull and routine.
3. What reality soon sets in for Caputo?
(a) He has made a big mistake in joining the Marines.
(b) Battles are fought in the jungle with Viet Cong who refuse to play by the rules learned in military training.
(c) He will never get to see military action.
(d) He has not been properly prepared by the Marines.
4. What is the stated interest of the U. S. government for war in Vietnam?
(a) To abolish Communism in the world
(b) To establish a permanent military base in Vietnam
(c) To bolster the American economy
(d) To get control of Vietnam's oil supply
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