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Tommy Franks
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where does Franks's unit sleep during his Vietnam tour?
(a) Trenches.
(b) Fox holes.
(c) The jungle.
(d) Nylon tents.

2. What day does the president Franks works for declare war?
(a) March 19.
(b) March 29.
(c) May 19.
(d) May 29.

3. What does Franks find in the latrines that makes him sick?
(a) Body parts.
(b) Dead rats.
(c) Maggots.
(d) Bloody stools.

4. What does the Army rely on in the case of the Cold War going hot?
(a) Insider information.
(b) Nuclear missiles.
(c) Strength of numbers.
(d) Air raids.

5. Who is the vice president when war is declared?
(a) Al Gore.
(b) Dan Quail.
(c) Dick Cheney.
(d) Bob Dole.

6. What is the title of the third chapter?
(a) The Crucible.
(b) Panama.
(c) The Trial.
(d) Vietnam.

7. Where did Franks learn to shoot straight?
(a) College.
(b) High school.
(c) The farm.
(d) Basic training.

8. How many soldiers die in Franks's first ambush?
(a) 1.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 3.

9. Which nation refuses to comply with the United Nations inspections?
(a) Iraq.
(b) Iran.
(c) Pakistan.
(d) Israel.

10. What is Franks's training after Basic Training based on?
(a) History.
(b) Routine.
(c) Memorization.
(d) Mathematics.

11. What month does Franks return home from Vietnam?
(a) November.
(b) January.
(c) October.
(d) December.

12. What were Franks's interests in high school?
(a) Sports and friends.
(b) Girls and cars.
(c) Fighting and Eating.
(d) Money and Traveling.

13. What kind of battery is Franks in control of after his college graduation?
(a) Jimmy Guns.
(b) Platform.
(c) Howitzer.
(d) Aerial Raid.

14. Which of the following is NOT something Frank learns about the men in his unit?
(a) Their first name.
(b) A fact about their family.
(c) Their education.
(d) Their hometown.

15. In what month are Franks and Cathy married?
(a) April.
(b) June.
(c) March.
(d) May.

Short Answer Questions

1. What trouble does Franks encounter while the president is declaring war?

2. Who does Franks think planned the attack on the USS Cole?

3. What does Franks realize when he is promoted to General?

4. Why did Franks think blacks needed separate schools?

5. What did Tommy's parents make him do when he went skinny dipping in a pond?

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