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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the worst enemy abuse that Goodrich remembers seeing?
(a) A Vietnamese soldier is shot in the knee and thrown in the water.
(b) Two Vietnamese soldiers, scorched from head to foot and blinded, come to the camp to surrender.
(c) Two Vietnamese soldiers thrown into a pit of bodies
(d) Food is taken away from a Vietnamese woman and child
2. What is the Reverend's view on racism?
(a) The human race is the only race.
(b) Defy the white man whenever possible.
(c) Blacks are better than whites.
(d) Be subservient to the white man.
3. Chapter 17
Why does a new trench hole have to be dug by the Marines rather than their using an old trench hole?
(a) The old hole is unsafe and likely to cave in.
(b) The old hole is usually rancid from overuse.
(c) It is bad luck to use an old hole.
(d) The old hole could be booby-trapped or known by the enemy.
4. What does Bagger do when he hears the song, These Eyes?
(a) He sings along, even in battle.
(b) He gets up and dances with an invisible partner.
(c) He starts crying.
(d) He looks at pictures of his wife and son.
5. What does Bagger realize after he goes home to his wife and child for some R&R?
(a) He feels more comfortable in the bush.
(b) He wishes he could stay home.
(c) He wishes he never joined the Marines.
(d) He wants to spend every minute with his child.
6. What does Cat Man do after he quits school at sixteen?
(a) He marries his high school sweetheart.
(b) He goes to work in the fields.
(c) He robs a gas station.
(d) He sells drugs on the street.
7. Chapter 12
What kind of a childhood did Phony have?
(a) A happy childhood in a foster home
(b) A rough childhood in foster homes
(c) An unhappy childhood with his parents
(d) A happy childhood with his parents
8. Chapter 3
Where is Hodges processed and briefed?
(b) An Hoa
(d) Da Nang
9. Chapter 1
What does Snake do when he encounters Smack-man?
(a) He sells dope to him.
(b) He kicks him furiously in the head.
(c) He buys dope from him.
(d) He threatens him with a knife.
10. What does Cannonball need to help digest all the changes taking place in the black community?
(a) He needs his fellow brother's defiant words.
(b) He needs the Reverend's words every Sunday.
(c) He needs his father's strict hand.
(d) He needs his mother's advice.
11. Chapter 2
What is the reason that Bobby Hodges enlists in the armed forces?
(a) His mother convinces him to go.
(b) He is carrying on the family tradition of fighting for his country.
(c) He is trying to escape a petty crime.
(d) He doesn't know what else to do with his life.
12. Chapter 9
What type of man is Angus Austin, the new Platoon Sergeant?
(a) He is friendly, mild, and child-like.
(b) He is aggressive and mean spirited.
(c) He is humorless, dry voiced, and old for thirty one.
(d) He is funny and exuberant.
13. Chapter 10
What is available to the men at Liberty Bridge?
(a) No fresh water, little food, and trenches for sleeping
(b) Hot food, minimal danger, daily baths, tents, cots, and toilets
(c) Dangerous enemy patrols and a shortage of food
(d) Trenches to sleep in and danger of ambushes
14. What effect does the Army have on Cannonball's brother?
(a) The Army makes him proud to be black.
(b) The Army destroys him.
(c) The Army gives him confidence.
(d) The Army makes a new man of him.
15. What is the extent of Vitelli's injuries?
(a) He has shrapnel in the abdomen.
(b) He has a lethal shot to the chest.
(c) He is shot in the foot.
(d) He is shot in the neck.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Cannonball do to get out on the Medevac?
2. What changes Hodges' mind about being excited to be in the war?
3. What does Snake's mother find so frustrating about her son?
4. How does Cat Man get his nickname?
5. What happens to Austin as he dives to the ground to check on the bunkers?
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