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Ron Kovic
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What item is given to the soldiers?
(a) Purple heart.
(b) Bad news.
(c) Discharge papers.
(d) Anesthesia.

2. What word does not describe the hospital?
(a) Unsanitary.
(b) Depressing.
(c) Bright.
(d) Madhouse.

3. According to the soldiers the officer seems to be:
(a) Insensitive.
(b) Indifferent.
(c) Worried.
(d) Bored.

4. Who visits the soldier before surgery?
(a) General.
(b) Priest.
(c) Minister.
(d) Parents.

5. Men from what other war are in the same hospital?
(a) WWI.
(b) WWII.
(c) Civil War.
(d) Korea.

Short Answer Questions

1. What part of the body did the bullet hit?

2. What was the name of the award received?

3. How old is Kovic at this point?

4. What part of the body is most affected?

5. What was the name of Kovic's brother?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe the scene in which Kovic discovers the rats.

2. Describe Kovic's first morning in the hospital.

3. What is the atmosphere like on the bus in Queens?

4. What is the opinion of Kovic by the Legionnaires and the government?

5. According to Kovic what is one possible reason that he was injured?

6. What is the purpose of calling a priest to visit to Kovic?

7. What is one of the main things that cause the deep depression in Kovic?

8. Discuss some of Kovic's trials and tribulations as a teenager.

9. Discuss Kovic's religious childhood rituals.

10. Describe the scene during which Kovic arrives at St. Albans.

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