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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. Why does Goodrich decide to be in Bagger's team?
(a) Goodrich feels he and Bagger are alike.
(b) Goodrich doesn't get along with anyone on his own team.
(c) Goodrich is going to make Bagger toughen up.
(d) Goodrich wants to harass Bagger.
2. What does Roland decide to do when he receives his draft notice?
(a) Go to Canada
(b) Join the Marines
(c) Join the Navy
(d) Join the Army
3. What is the name Cannonball's mother is known as back home?
(a) Junk Lady Washington
(b) Fat Lady Washington
(c) Drunk Lady Washington
(d) Crazy Lady Washington
4. Why is Goodrich afraid to go to the flatlands?
(a) He has heard stories that a man can step on an ambusher before he sees him.
(b) He is afraid of anything new.
(c) He is afraid of deadly insects in the tall grass.
(d) He is afraid of snakes in the elephant grass.
5. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. Chapter 18 How much more time does Gilliland have to serve in the military?
2. Who gives Gilliland a ride part of the way to meet his wife?
3. Chapter 2 What is the reason that Bobby Hodges enlists in the armed forces?
4. How do the Marines refer to Go Noi?
5. Which member of Snake's platoon loses his leg?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain the circumstances when Bagger enlists in the Marines.
2. What is the main reason Ronnie enlists in the Marines?
3. Why do the men tease Bagger when the song, "These Eyes" plays on the radio?
4. What does Gilliland tell Hodges about the attitude of the civilians back in the States?
5. How does Gilliland reach Pismo Beach to meet his wife after being discharged from the Marines?
6. What does Hodges consider unfair when he confronts the enemy in the village?
7. Describe Dan's family and what becomes of them?
8. How do Senator's college friends find ways to avoid the draft?
9. Who is wounded during enemy fire in An Hoa?
10. Why does Snake give Goodrich the nickname, Senator?
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