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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did the German troops change their target to when they had Easy Company surrounded in Chapter Eight, "Hell's Highway; Holland: October 2-November 25, 1944"?
(a) Veghel.
(b) Omen.
(c) Uden.
(d) Paris.

2. What portion of parachute training were the men of the Easy Company excused from?
(a) Parachute packing.
(b) Physical training.
(c) Psychological training.
(d) Sleep deprivation.

3. What soldier was sent home when the military realized that all three of his brothers were killed in action in Chapter Six, "Move Out!: Carentan: July 7-July 12, 1944"?
(a) Earl Ervin McClung.
(b) Robert Burr Smith.
(c) Walter L. Hendrix.
(d) Fritz Niland.

4. What ultimatum did the company officers give Major Strayer in Chapter Three, "Duties of the Latrine Orderly: Alrbourne: September 1943-March 1944"?
(a) They would quit if Hester wasn't replaced.
(b) They would quit if Winters wasn't replaced.
(c) They would quit if Horton wasn't replaced.
(d) They would quit if Sobel wasn't replaced.

5. Who transferred Winters out of Easy Company as the battalion mess officer in Chapter Three, "Duties of the Latrine Orderly: Aldbourne: September 1943-March 1944"?
(a) Brigadier General Anthony Clement McAuliffe.
(b) Major Oliver M. Horton.
(c) Colonel Robert Frederick Sink.
(d) Major Strayer.

6. The Easy Company entrenched itself, in what style, on an area nicknamed the Island in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944"?
(a) French-Indian war style.
(b) WWI style.
(c) Civil War style.
(d) Mexican war style.

7. Who in the narrative stands out as the foil to the protagonist?
(a) Dick Winters.
(b) Salve H. Matheson.
(c) Herbert Sobel.
(d) Henry Jones.

8. What were the men treated to before shipping out on July 4, 1944?
(a) Beer.
(b) Letters from home.
(c) An exceptional meal.
(d) Showgirls.

9. After how much time in parachute training did the Easy Company make their first jump?
(a) 3 weeks.
(b) 1 month.
(c) 100 hours.
(d) 6 days.

10. How many troops were killed, captured or wounded during Operation Market-Garden?
(a) 8,000.
(b) 5,000.
(c) 2,750.
(d) 250.

11. The incident of a German attack by torpedoes on the training regiments in England in Chapter Four, "Look Out Hitler! Here We Come!: Slapton Sands, Upottery: April 1-June 5, 1944" was covered up by the military for how many years?
(a) 28.
(b) 17.
(c) 3.
(d) 40.

12. When Winters was promoted in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944" it had been how long since his previous promotion?
(a) 10 years.
(b) 3 months.
(c) 26 months.
(d) 10 weeks.

13. The men who completed five successful jumps in parachute training received a certificate and what to denote them certified parachutists?
(a) Ruby watches.
(b) Bronze wings.
(c) Silver wings.
(d) Gold stars.

14. Who returned to Easy Company hoping for more action and sought revenge for Americans killed by German troops in Chapter Seven, "Healing Wounds and Scrubbed Missions: Aldbourne: July 13-September 16, 1944"?
(a) Private Sergio G. Moya.
(b) Private David Kenyon Webster.
(c) Private Terrence C. Harris.
(d) Private Paul E. Lamoureux.

15. Who did the company officers consult with about their ultimatum in Chapter Three, "Duties of the Latrine Orderly: Aldbourne: September 1943-March 1944" who suggested they step down?
(a) Salve H. Matheson.
(b) Henry Jones.
(c) Maxwell Davenport Taylor.
(d) Dick Winters.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where did the men of Easy Company return after being released from Carentan?

2. Easy Company relieved troops near what area that was being held by an entire division in Chapter Nine, "The Island: Holland: September 17-October 1, 1944"?

3. When did Easy Company's regiment move to the Alabama side of the Fort in Chapter Two, "Stand Up and Hook Up: Benning, Mackall, Bragg, Shanks: December 1942-September 1943"?

4. At the end of October, 1943, Sobel assigned Winters to what inspection duty?

5. The operation of eliminating the German battery contributed to the success of the beach invasion, as the location looked directly down upon what in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?

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