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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who recognizes Herr at China Beach?
(a) General Tompkins
(b) Robert McNamara
(c) Dan Rather from CBS
(d) Two Marines from the 26th Company

2. Herr learns that Mayhew died by _____________________________.
(a) a heart attack
(b) a self-inflicted gunshot wound
(c) an ambush
(d) being hit directly in the chest

3. What do Red Cross nurses offer soldiers returning from battle?
(a) A night in town
(b) A beer
(c) A hot bath
(d) Coffee

4. What does Herr suffer his first month back in America?
(a) Strange dreams
(b) Malaria
(c) Pneumonia
(d) Danang Fever

5. How does Herr find the conditions now in Khe Sanh?
(a) No change
(b) Greatly improved
(c) Devastated
(d) About the same

6. How long has the Special Forces at the EM Club been in Vietnam?
(a) Thirty-six months
(b) Two tours
(c) Four tours
(d) 48 months

7. What does Page represent to the Marines?
(a) A true soldier
(b) A drain on their resources
(c) The real enemy
(d) A good friend

8. What does Herr talk about with a black Marine?
(a) The end of the war
(b) The drug culture among marines
(c) The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.
(d) The accuracy of press coverage

9. What is a Seabee?
(a) The coast guard
(b) A Green Beret trained in aquatics
(c) A Navy Seal
(d) A construction battalion

10. What are the two realities of the war?
(a) What the Marines experience and what the officials report
(b) drugs and death
(c) That the VC keep coming and death
(d) Death and battle

11. Who gets regular leave to China Beach?
(a) Wounded Marines
(b) The officers
(c) Good combat Marines
(d) The Press Corps

12. Herr compares some of the reporters to what other profession?
(a) movie stars
(b) accountants
(c) police officers
(d) secretaries

13. What is the nickname Dink short for?
(a) Dinky doo
(b) Dink-a- Dinks
(c) Rinky-Dink
(d) Rinky-Dinky-Doos

14. What rock and roll artist does one soldier play during a firefight?
(a) The Beatles
(b) Elvis Presley
(c) Jimi Hendrix
(d) Buddy Holly

15. How much money does one official say a dead Marine costs?
(a) Eighteen thousand dollars
(b) A thousand dollars
(c) Eighteen hundred dollars
(d) Five thousand dollars

Short Answer Questions

1. What do the soldiers do in China Beach?

2. What do the NVA have that no one expected them to have?

3. Why do the men hear continuous machine gun fire at night?

4. What does Mayhew announce that upsets Day Tripper?

5. Herr begins the chapter with a scene from what war?

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