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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What term means to surrender unconditionally or on stipulated terms?
(a) Wave the flag.
(b) Give-up.
(c) Capitulate.
(d) Suicide.

2. What was the rally point for American forces coming from both Utah Beach and Omaha Beach in the D-Day invasion?
(a) Quimper.
(b) Vannes.
(c) Trinity.
(d) Carentan.

3. Who led the final assault on the third and final German gun in the battery in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?
(a) Lieutenant Ronald Speirs.
(b) First Lieutenant Henry Jones.
(c) Captain Salve H. Matheson.
(d) Brigadier General Anthony Clement McAuliffe.

4. What was the rally point to which Winters' men headed in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?
(a) Ste. Marie-du-Mont.
(b) Paris.
(c) Caen.
(d) Bayonne.

5. Who did Winters quickly find after landing in Chapter Five, "Follow Me: Normandy, June 6, 1944"?
(a) Sergeant Lipton.
(b) Sergeant Strohl.
(c) Corporal Dukeman
(d) First Lieutenant Pisancin.

6. Who was promoted to 1st lieutenant in the first few weeks of basic training in Chapter One, "We Wanted Those Wings: Camp Toccoa: July-December 1942"?
(a) Sterling W. Horner.
(b) JB Stokes.
(c) Dick Winters.
(d) George Lavenson.

7. Where did German tanks and patrol units surround Easy Company in Chapter Eight, "Hell's Highway; Holland: October 2-November 25, 1944"?
(a) Paris.
(b) Veghel.
(c) Uden.
(d) Loren.

8. After how long at the battle at Carentan were the men of Easy Company relieved from the front lines?
(a) 5 days.
(b) 2 weeks.
(c) 3 weeks.
(d) 1 month.

9. What plane did the men of Easy Company first jump from in parachute training?
(a) B-13.
(b) M-71.
(c) B-52.
(d) C-47.

10. When did the 101st Airborne division conduct practice jumps in preparation for D-Day?
(a) March, 1944.
(b) April, 1944.
(c) August, 1945.
(d) May, 1944.

11. What was Winters promoted to at the end of Chapter Six, "Move Out!: Carentan: July 7-July 12, 1944"?
(a) General.
(b) Sergeant.
(c) Lieutenant.
(d) Captain.

12. 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 Sobel wasn't replaced.
(d) They would quit if Horton wasn't replaced.

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

14. What tanks arrived at Easy Company's location after the successful invasion on D-Day?
(a) American Sherman tanks.
(b) British Valentines.
(c) British Vickers.
(d) Italian Semoventes.

15. In Chapter Six, "Move Out!: Carentan: July 7-July 12, 1944," Easy Company moved to reserve status and was tasked with what?
(a) Invading Normandy.
(b) Rebuilding a church.
(c) Protecting the Queen.
(d) Defending regimental headquarters.

Short Answer Questions

1. After some time in London in Chapter Seven, "Healing Wounds and Scrubbed Missions: Aldbourne: July 13-September 16, 1944," men such as Gordon and who returned to Easy Company?

2. 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"?

3. 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"?

4. 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?

5. Who became the victim of several training exercise pranks that made him appear incompetent in Chapter Two, "Stand Up and Hook Up: Benning, Mackall, Bragg, Shanks: December 1942-September 1943"?

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