Fields of Fire Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Snake's mother find so frustrating about her son?
(a) He dropped out of college.
(b) He is a high school dropout, fights all the time, and carries hatred in his heart.
(c) He never comes home.
(d) He is a college graduate with no job.

2. Why does Snake argue with Austin about the LP duty assignment?
(a) Almost all of Snake's men are injured and need to recover.
(b) Snake's men just had duty and are tired.
(c) Snake's men will not be able to get back over the wire if attacked.
(d) Snake likes to argue with Austin about everything.

3. Chapter 9 What type of man is Angus Austin, the new Platoon Sergeant?
(a) He is aggressive and mean spirited.
(b) He is friendly, mild, and child-like.
(c) He is humorless, dry voiced, and old for thirty one.
(d) He is funny and exuberant.

4. What is Goodrich's strength as he sits contemplating after the battle?
(a) The ghosts of his past
(b) His happy memories of home
(c) The men in his unit
(d) Memories of his girlfriend

5. What does Dan give a mamasan to give to her children?
(a) A wooden car he whittled
(b) A can of fruit
(c) A chocolate bar
(d) Three cans of C-ration meat

6. What is the name Cannonball's mother is known as back home?
(a) Crazy Lady Washington
(b) Junk Lady Washington
(c) Fat Lady Washington
(d) Drunk Lady Washington

7. Chapter 22 How many of Bagger's football team joined the Marines at the same time?
(a) Two
(b) Eight
(c) Four
(d) Six

8. Chapter 7 Who does a great job digging and engineering two holes that Hodges notices?
(a) Snake
(b) Flaky
(c) Senator
(d) The Vietnamese enemy

9. What happens as Waterbull sits under his hooch looking at a picture?
(a) He is attacked by the enemy and shot three times.
(b) A grenade is thrown into his hooch.
(c) He is bitten by a poisonous snake.
(d) He starts to cry as he thinks of home.

10. What is the one thing that Austin tells Hodges he won't tolerate?
(a) He won't tolerate a Marine out of uniform and unshaved.
(b) He won't tolerate drug use.
(c) He won't tolerate vulgar language.
(d) He won't tolerate cowardice.

11. What is Cannonball's reaction to Homicide's comments about fighting a white man's war?
(a) Cannonball becomes furious.
(b) Cannonball attacks his friend.
(c) Cannonball feels betrayed.
(d) Cannonball agrees.

12. Why is Goodrich afraid to go to the flatlands?
(a) He is afraid of deadly insects in the tall grass.
(b) He is afraid of anything new.
(c) He is afraid of snakes in the elephant grass.
(d) He has heard stories that a man can step on an ambusher before he sees him.

13. Where is Goodrich attending college when he decides to enlist in the Marines?
(a) MIT
(b) Boston University
(c) Suffolk University
(d) Harvard

14. Chapter 20 Where is Gilliland meeting his wife on his last day as a Marine?
(a) South Carolina
(b) Pismo Beach
(c) Da Nang
(d) Quantico, VA

15. Why doesn't Hodges want to give food to the woman who asks for food for her child?
(a) Hodges says that there isn't enough food to go around.
(b) Hodges says that the hungry child is better off dead.
(c) Hodges says that it will go to the VC.
(d) Hodges hates everyone in Vietnam.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Bagger realize after he goes home to his wife and child for some R&R?

2. What is the plan Senator devises to make him sick enough to go for treatment to the Battalion Aid Station?

3. Chapter 21 What is Snake's reaction at seeing Ogre and Baby Cakes again?

4. What does Cannonball do to get out on the Medevac?

5. Chapter 6 Why is Hodges envious of the men he meets in the bush?

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