A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath Test | Lesson Plans Mid-Book Test - Hard

Truong Nhu Tang
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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Albert Thao believe about Diem's leadership in Vietnam?

2. What was the official name of the Vietnamese Communist Party?

3. Who did Tang's father allow his sons to interact with outside of the home?

4. After the overthrow of Diem, what did Tang become director-general of?

5. What did Ho Chi Minh give Tang at the end of their afternoon tea together at Montmorency?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the new attitude seen first from the North toward the alliance as exhibited in Chapter 16?

2. Why was the organizing congress for the Provisional Revolutionary Government (PRG) held on June 6, 7 and 8, 1969?

3. What did the NLF fighters do when they were not fighting or sick?

4. How did the NLF become dominated by the Communist Party and the Northern government?

5. How did Tang first experience racial discrimination?

6. How did the NLF gain the support of the local population near Kratie, along the western banks of the Mekong?

7. Why was Tang confused when he received a letter from his father in Chapter 3?

8. What did Article 9 out of the Paris Accord call for the creation of?

9. What were Tang's feelings toward America when he returned to Saigon in 1955?

10. What impressed Tang so much when he discovered what Ho Chi Minh was through while he met with Tang and a fellow student for tea?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

When Tang was abducted by the secret police, he was put into a prison to be tortured. Why was Tang reluctant to admit to the police that he was a communist if it would avoid further torture? What brought Tang to finally admit on paper that he was a communist, when he truly was not? How might this false admission effect Tang's political life in the future?

Essay Topic 2

What instigated Tang's decision to stay in France after completing his academic studies and resigning from the navy? Describe his thought processes on the matter. What interfered with that decision?

Essay Topic 3

Albert Thao was a childhood friend of Tang's who became a spy within Diem's government. What induced Albert to become a spy, a dangerous mission for a young man? How did Tang view his friend's involvement in Diem's government, without being told that his friend was a double agent?

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