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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. There are eight thousand American troops facing how many NVA troops?
(a) Twenty Thousand
(b) Forty Thousand
(c) Four Thosand
(d) Ten Thousand

2. When does the Tet Offensive begin?
(a) January 31, 1969
(b) July 4, 1965
(c) July 31, 1967
(d) January 30,1968

3. What does one soldier do when he sees Herr's bloody nose?
(a) Gives him a medal
(b) Rushes him to Medevac
(c) Takes his gun away
(d) Laughs

4. Who fought the Vietnamese in Dien Bien Phu?
(a) The Montagnards
(b) The Chinese
(c) The French
(d) The Japanese

5. How many times does the young marine miss his transport?
(a) 1
(b) 3
(c) 2
(d) 4

6. Who does Herr tour a palace with?
(a) Captain Trong
(b) Major Tonga
(c) Major Wong
(d) Major Trong

7. What was once the most beautiful city in Vietnam?
(a) Saigon
(b) Ho Chi Minh
(c) China Beach
(d) Hue

8. Where is the enemy most effective?
(a) In the air
(b) At China Beach
(c) In Saigon
(d) On the ground

9. When is the Khe Sanh Combat Base started?
(a) 1965
(b) 1967
(c) 1962
(d) 1954

10. Where do the American soldiers get marijuana?
(a) In the mountains
(b) From Vietnamese soldiers
(c) At the PX
(d) From their COs

11. When is Herr in Vietnam?
(a) 1965 -1967
(b) 1963 -1965
(c) 1967 - 1968
(d) 1967 - 1969

12. Why do many soldiers miss details that could have kept them alive?
(a) Loss of Hearing
(b) Fatigue
(c) They do not care to live
(d) COs do not tell them

13. When was terrorism at its worst?
(a) 1961-1963
(b) 1963 - 1965
(c) 1963-1973
(d) 1965 -1973

14. What does Herr call a company of soldiers returning from battle?
(a) A colony of stroke victims
(b) Far from heroic
(c) Vietnams heroes
(d) Baby killers

15. Who do the Montagnards hated?
(a) The Americans
(b) The Chinese
(c) The French
(d) The South and North Vietnamese

Short Answer Questions

1. What happens to bodies that cannot be positively identified?

2. Where is Herr working as a war correspondent?

3. What do most of the soldiers try to avoid in one way or another?

4. When does Herr finally take up a weapon?

5. Herr compares being in battle to what?

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