Battleground Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

W. E. B. Griffin
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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 island do Pickering, Major Banning and Pluto Hon discuss after deciding Moore's assignment?

2. What does the man knocking at Pickering's door refuse to do?

3. Who is Andrew's Foster's son?

4. What game is MacArthur good at?

5. How long is Dunn told not to fly?

Short Essay Questions

1. What does Dunn realize people think about him?

2. What is Dunn's opinion of Lt. David Schneider?

3. What does Andrew Foster ask Galloway to give his grandson?

4. What happens while Barbara Ward is thinking of her situation?

5. What does Pickering agree to in Chapter 9?

6. What happens between Moore and his father?

7. What is proven correct by the Japanese?

8. Who is Mary Agnes O'Malley?

9. What conflict could cause the Allies to lose the war?

10. Who is Major Jake Dillon?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Choose one character with top secret clearance and examine the advice given to this character and how he/she was able to use such a clearance to his/her benefit in his/her military career.

Essay Topic 2

Choose two fictional characters in "Battleground" and discuss the importance of each.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss why the Marines on Guadalcanal were left on the beach and the implications of this decision for both the Navy and the Marines. Examine why Griffin chose to illustrate an actual historical event and his motivations.

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