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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 happened to the USS Gunnel as it headed toward Scotland?
(a) It sprung a leak.
(b) It was torpedoed.
(c) The engines malfunctioned while enemies chased them.
(d) It had an incredibly smooth trip.
2. What was John Sidney McCain Sr. supposed to avoid doing with his grandson?
(a) He wasn't supposed to talk with his grandson.
(b) He wasn't supposed to watch his grandson alone.
(c) He wasn't supposed to coddle his grandson.
(d) He was supposed to avoid all talk of war around his grandson.
3. What did John and his friends do to the bully in retaliation?
(a) They ran his underwear up a flagpole.
(b) They reported him to the principal.
(c) They beat him up.
(d) Had his trunk sent to an Ivy League school instead of his ship.
4. What physical handicap almost kept John Sidney McCain Sr. from serving?
(a) A limp.
(b) Defective hearing.
(c) Poor eyesight.
(d) A weak arm.
5. What amphibious assault did Jack command?
(a) Operation Chromite.
(b) Operation Camargue.
(c) Operation Steel Pike 1.
(d) Operation Balavegaya.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was one of John's favorite subjects in school?
2. What did Captain Hart give John demerits for?
3. What was Roberta and John Sidney McCain Jr's wedding like?
4. Where was John Sidney McCain Jr. stationed when John Sidney McCain Sr. first met his grandson?
5. How did John Sidney McCain Sr. die?
Short Essay Questions
1. What was Roberta Wright McCain's background? How did your parents feel about McCain?
2. Why was "Faith of My Fathers" written?
3. What was John Sidney McCain Sr like as a commander? What relationship did he have with the men serving under him?
4. What kind of fighter was Slew?
5. Describe John's education before he went to the Academy.
6. How had Slew changed professionally by World War II?
7. What was John McCain's relationship like with his grandfather?
8. What was Slew's military career like?
9. Why was Jack awarded the Legion of Merit?
10. What kind of personality did John have as he was attending school?
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