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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 says that there isn't enough food to go around.
(b) Hodges hates everyone in Vietnam.
(c) Hodges says that the hungry child is better off dead.
(d) Hodges says that it will go to the VC.
2. Chapter 3
Where is Hodges processed and briefed?
(a) Da Nang
(d) An Hoa
3. How do the civilians in America treat Gilliland when he returns home wearing his uniform?
(a) They pity him.
(b) They treat him with respect.
(c) They treat him like a hero.
(d) They look at him like he is an animal.
4. Chapter 9
What type of man is Angus Austin, the new Platoon Sergeant?
(a) He is friendly, mild, and child-like.
(b) He is humorless, dry voiced, and old for thirty one.
(c) He is funny and exuberant.
(d) He is aggressive and mean spirited.
5. Chapter 4
What is the injury that Ogre sustains during enemy fire?
(a) His arm is broken.
(b) His leg is bleeding badly.
(c) He is shot in the shoulder.
(d) He is grazed across his temple.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Speedy offer to give Senator when he says that he wants to resign from the Marines?
2. Where is Goodrich attending college when he decides to enlist in the Marines?
3. Where do the men gather as the sun begins to fall?
4. What does Roland learn after he is in the military?
5. Why does Phony join the Marines?
Short Essay Questions
1. What is Goodrich's reaction as the platoon walks through Go Noi Island?
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 is the Black Shack used for?
5. What does Major Otto tell Hodges about the bush?
6. What does Hodges consider unfair when he confronts the enemy in the village?
7. Why does Goodrich want to join Bagger's team?
8. Who is wounded during enemy fire in An Hoa?
9. Why does Snake give Goodrich the nickname, Senator?
10. What are the villagers carrying as they approach Hodges and his men?
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