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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the Reverend's view on racism?
(a) Be subservient to the white man.
(b) The human race is the only race.
(c) Defy the white man whenever possible.
(d) Blacks are better than whites.
2. Chapter 9
What type of man is Angus Austin, the new Platoon Sergeant?
(a) He is aggressive and mean spirited.
(b) He is humorless, dry voiced, and old for thirty one.
(c) He is funny and exuberant.
(d) He is friendly, mild, and child-like.
3. What does Roland decide to do when he receives his draft notice?
(a) Join the Navy
(b) Go to Canada
(c) Join the Army
(d) Join the Marines
4. Who gives Gilliland a ride part of the way to meet his wife?
(a) A religious family
(b) An anti-war activist
(c) An ex-Marine
(d) An old buddy
5. How is Big Mac killed?
(a) He falls in a raging river.
(b) He is shot by a sniper.
(c) He sets off a booby trap.
(d) He is hit by friendly fire.
6. What does Cannonball need to help digest all the changes taking place in the black community?
(a) He needs his father's strict hand.
(b) He needs the Reverend's words every Sunday.
(c) He needs his mother's advice.
(d) He needs his fellow brother's defiant words.
7. What does Cannonball do to get out on the Medevac?
(a) He shoots himself in the leg.
(b) He cuts off his thumb.
(c) He frags himself in the buttocks.
(d) He eats rotten food.
8. What does Roland learn after he is in the military?
(a) Buddies protect buddies in the military.
(b) The black men in the military are hate machines.
(c) Everyone is on equal standing in the military.
(d) There is no white or black in the military.
9. Chapter 24
Where is Cat Man's native home?
(b) Puerto Rico
10. What is Goodrich's strength as he sits contemplating after the battle?
(a) The men in his unit
(b) Memories of his girlfriend
(c) The ghosts of his past
(d) His happy memories of home
11. Where is Goodrich attending college when he decides to enlist in the Marines?
(b) Boston University
(c) Suffolk University
12. What does Snake do when he sees the new recruits?
(a) He gives them nicknames.
(b) He gives them some hot stew.
(c) He introduces them to everyone.
(d) He salutes them.
13. Chapter 20
Where is Gilliland meeting his wife on his last day as a Marine?
(a) Da Nang
(b) Pismo Beach
(c) Quantico, VA
(d) South Carolina
14. What happens as Waterbull sits under his hooch looking at a picture?
(a) He starts to cry as he thinks of home.
(b) A grenade is thrown into his hooch.
(c) He is bitten by a poisonous snake.
(d) He is attacked by the enemy and shot three times.
15. What does Austin rip off Phony's back?
(a) Phony's shirt with a peace sign on it
(b) Phony's bed roll
(c) Phony's backpack
(d) Phony's rifle
Short Answer Questions
1. Chapter 5 What does Major Otto have on his arm that he received during his first tour of duty?
2. Why doesn't Baby Cakes want Ogre with him?
3. What do four hippies sitting outside a restaurant call Gilliland?
4. What is the worst enemy abuse that Goodrich remembers seeing?
5. What is Hodges thinking when he sees that Flaky has been shot?
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