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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. What does Major Otto ask Hodges when they meet in the commander's tent?
(a) He asks Hodges how long he has been on tour.
(b) He asks if Hodges is ready for the bush.
(c) He asks Hodges how many friends he has lost.
(d) He asks Hodges if he regrets joining the Marines.
2. Chapter 5
What does Major Otto have on his arm that he received during his first tour of duty?
(a) A tattoo of his girl friend
(b) A six inch, purple trough from a bone- shattering machine- gun bullet
(c) A Semper Fi tattoo
(d) A tattoo of his mother
3. Chapter 21
What is Snake's reaction at seeing Ogre and Baby Cakes again?
(a) He is elated.
(b) He is annoyed.
(c) He is angry.
(d) He doesn't care.
4. Why are the villagers told they have to keep walking even after Hodges says that he will transport them to the resettlement village in a Medevac?
(a) The resettlement village is supposedly full.
(b) He is refused transport.
(c) The villagers refuse the transport.
(d) He can't be bothered and changes his mind.
5. 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 says that it will go to the VC.
(c) Hodges says that the hungry child is better off dead.
(d) Hodges hates everyone in Vietnam.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does Cat Man get his nickname?
2. Chapter 7 Who does a great job digging and engineering two holes that Hodges notices?
3. Why does Goodrich decide to be in Bagger's team?
4. What is Hodges thinking when he sees that Flaky has been shot?
5. Who denies access to Bagger when he wants to see his friend, Homicide?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do Senator's college friends find ways to avoid the draft?
2. What unreasonable expectations does Angus Austin expect from the men?
3. Why is Bobby proud to enlist in the Marines?
4. What does Gilliland tell Hodges about the attitude of the civilians back in the States?
5. Why do the men tease Bagger when the song, "These Eyes" plays on the radio?
6. What is the main reason Ronnie enlists in the Marines?
7. How does Gilliland reach Pismo Beach to meet his wife after being discharged from the Marines?
8. What becomes of Baby Cakes, Ogre, and the engineer as they dig out an abandoned bomb?
9. Why do the men always dig new fighting holes, rather than use old holes that they find?
10. What does Bobby Hodges awaken to his first night in Vietnam?
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