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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. Who is in charge of Operation Knight Strike?
(a) Tommy Franks.
(b) Jimmy Boone.
(c) Randy House.
(d) Franky Tomb.

2. What is Moseley's first name?
(a) Buzz.
(b) Brad.
(c) Brent.
(d) Brian.

3. What is the main fear when the president declares war?
(a) That the enemy will use nuclear weapons.
(b) That it will cause a tax burden.
(c) That the American people will not like this.
(d) That they are targeting the wrong people.

4. Which president does Franks work for in the prologue?
(a) George W. Bush.
(b) George H. W. Bush.
(c) Bill Clinton.
(d) Ronald Reagan.

5. Why does Franks think his parents are so racist?
(a) They are uneducated.
(b) They had bad parents.
(c) The school system taught them this.
(d) They were raised in the South.

6. Whom did Franks's father say caused WWII?
(a) The Germans.
(b) The Japanese.
(c) The Jews.
(d) Greedy Americans.

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

8. What state was Franks born in?
(a) Arkansas.
(b) Alabama.
(c) Oklahoma.
(d) Oregon.

9. What year did the Cold War end?
(a) 1991.
(b) 1988.
(c) 1990.
(d) 1989.

10. What branch of the military does Tommy join?
(a) Marines.
(b) Air Force.
(c) Army.
(d) Navy.

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

12. What month does Franks get to Vietnam?
(a) October.
(b) January.
(c) November.
(d) December.

13. What do Smart Bombs use to track their targets?
(a) Satellite images.
(b) Visual sightings.
(c) Radial beacons.
(d) Lasers.

14. Why did Franks think Mexicans needed separate schools?
(a) They did not like white kids.
(b) They were not as smart.
(c) They ate different food.
(d) They spoke Spanish.

15. What does Franks realize when he is promoted to General?
(a) He misses the menial jobs.
(b) There is distance between him and his men.
(c) The job is easier than he expected.
(d) He is not as respected as he thought he would be.

Short Answer Questions

1. What word slows down the response time of Infantry Officers in Vietnam?

2. Whom does the press blame for the USS Cole bombings?

3. What does Franks train to be after Basic Training?

4. What is the war declared by the president called?

5. Who is the vice president when war is declared?

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