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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How do people react to Hitoshi when he is out in public?
(a) They bow to him.
(b) They honor him because he is half American.
(c) They offer him gifts.
(d) They stare at him and tease him.
2. Why is Bagger so annoyed with the truck driver?
(a) The driver is not helping with the work, but napping in the truck.
(b) The driver is Vietnamese.
(c) The driver is ridiculing them because they have to do the work.
(d) The driver keeps making annoying sounds.
3. What is Senator thinking as he searches the tree line?
(a) He thinks about returning to Harvard.
(b) He thinks it is a waste of time.
(c) He hopes he gets wounded.
(d) He fears that hundreds of the enemy are waiting to kill them.
4. What are the men wearing as they gather in the road to get in the convoy headed for battle?
(a) They are carrying only their rifles.
(b) They are travelling light.
(c) They are fully burdened with guns and ammunition.
(d) They have no weapons until they reach their destination.
5. What does Waterbull tell the troop in his letter from home?
(a) No one understands him at home
(b) He is a home town hero.
(c) He is glad to out of that hell hole.
(d) He is getting married.
6. What does Snake's mother think about as she holds his letters in her hand?
(a) She thinks about how her neighbors will be envious when she meets the President.
(b) She wonders what she will say to the newspaper reporters.
(c) She wonders if Ronnie's friends will come to visit.
(d) She thinks about what she will wear when she meets the President.
7. Where do Hodges' men take position?
(a) In a nearby bunker
(b) Up river
(c) In the hills
(d) Along the perimeter of a paddy
8. What advice does Goodrich give to his friend Mark who arrives from Canada after evading the draft?
(a) He tells Mark to live with the underground.
(b) He tells Mark he should surrender.
(c) He tells Mark to change his name.
(d) He tells Mark to stay in Canada.
9. What saves Senator from being riddled with bullets?
(a) He crawls behind a large tree.
(b) He crawls into an open grave.
(c) New Mac covers him with return fire.
(d) He falls into a crater.
10. What is the result of Goodrich's sworn statement about the murders of the man and woman that he turned over to Regimental Legal Officer?
(a) Snake is denied his Medal of Honor.
(b) Snake is cleared of charges.
(c) The case is dropped.
(d) The case is ongoing.
11. What does Senator believe Snake would have thought about his speech?
(a) He thinks Snake would have spit at him.
(b) He thinks Snake would have beaten him for it.
(c) He thinks Snake would have been proud of him.
(d) He thinks Snake would have shaken his head in disgust.
12. What is Goodrich's response to the family gathering his parents planned for him?
(a) He says that he now knows what his wake will be like.
(b) He is happy to have the distractions of company.
(c) He cries with emotion.
(d) He appreciates the gesture.
13. What does a Vietnamese boy offer to sell to the soldiers as they work?
(c) His sister
14. What is Kersey's reply when Hodges asks him if there is somewhere his men can hold up until the fighting starts?
(a) Kersey invites the men to stay with him.
(b) Kersey shows Hodges where a dry tent is located.
(c) Kersey tells Hodges that he is not running a hotel.
(d) Kersey sends them to the mess hall.
15. What is the purpose of Operation Lam Son 719?
(a) Attacking Hanoi
(b) Attacking Da Nang
(c) Attacking NVA bunkers
(d) Attacking Laos
Short Answer Questions
1. How long do Hodges' men have to wait in the field before the fighting begins?
2. How do Mitsuko and Hodges spend the day before he leaves for active duty?
3. What does Hodges plan to do when he meets Mitsuko's parents?
4. What is Mitsuko's answer when Hitoshi asks why Hodges died in Vietnam?
5. What is announced at the platoon formation?
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