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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 doesn't Hodges want to give food to the woman who asks for food for her child?
(a) Hodges hates everyone in Vietnam.
(b) Hodges says that there isn't enough food to go around.
(c) Hodges says that the hungry child is better off dead.
(d) Hodges says that it will go to the VC.
2. Chapter 2
What is the reason that Bobby Hodges enlists in the armed forces?
(a) He is carrying on the family tradition of fighting for his country.
(b) He doesn't know what else to do with his life.
(c) His mother convinces him to go.
(d) He is trying to escape a petty crime.
3. Where do Snake and Hodges plan to ambush next?
(a) Arizona Valley
(b) Phu Phong
(c) Da Nang
(d) Nam An Two
4. Chapter 6
Why is Hodges envious of the men he meets in the bush?
(a) They have plenty of food and water.
(b) They are leaving for home in one week.
(c) They have never faced the enemy in battle.
(d) They faced the enemy and prevailed.
5. How is Big Mac killed?
(a) He falls in a raging river.
(b) He is hit by friendly fire.
(c) He is shot by a sniper.
(d) He sets off a booby trap.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why were Bobby and his father named after Robert E. Lee?
2. Why does Phony join the Marines?
3. Before Snake enlists in the Marines, what type of tattoo does he get?
4. Which member of Snake's platoon loses his leg?
5. What is the worst enemy abuse that Goodrich remembers seeing?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Major Otto tell Hodges about the bush?
2. Who is wounded during enemy fire in An Hoa?
3. What is the result of the investigation of the banana trees just off the trail that Hodges' men are following?
4. What is Goodrich's reaction as the platoon walks through Go Noi Island?
5. How do Senator's college friends find ways to avoid the draft?
6. What problems does Cannonball encounter in boot camp and Vietnam?
7. What does Gilliland tell Hodges about the attitude of the civilians back in the States?
8. Why do the men always dig new fighting holes, rather than use old holes that they find?
9. What kind of childhood did Phony experience?
10. Why does Snake give Goodrich the nickname, Senator?
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