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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 is Hodges thinking as he watches his men dying in Arizona Valley?
(a) He will be in Arizona Valley the next day.
(b) He will ask to be reassigned.
(c) He will design a plan to go AWOL.
(d) He has to figure out a way home.
2. Chapter 5
What does Major Otto have on his arm that he received during his first tour of duty?
(a) A six inch, purple trough from a bone- shattering machine- gun bullet
(b) A Semper Fi tattoo
(c) A tattoo of his girl friend
(d) A tattoo of his mother
3. Who makes snide comments about the Chaplain who is leading a memorial service for the fallen men?
(a) Senator, Cat Man, and Flaky
(b) Senator, Bagger, and Ottenburger
(c) Snake, Cat Man, and Flaky
(d) Senator, Snake, and Flaky
4. What changes Hodges' mind about being excited to be in the war?
(a) The severed hand of a soldier lands near him when a bomb goes off fifty feet from his cot.
(b) He is slightly injured as he lies on his cot.
(c) He is not assigned to the unit he wanted.
(d) He doesn't like being in the jungle.
5. Chapter 21
What is Snake's reaction at seeing Ogre and Baby Cakes again?
(a) He is angry.
(b) He is elated.
(c) He is annoyed.
(d) He doesn't care.
Short Answer Questions
1. Chapter 14 What is Gilliland looking forward to after his ten years of military service?
2. Why is Goodrich afraid to go to the flatlands?
3. Which member of Snake's platoon loses his leg?
4. Why does Sadler decide to dismantle the old bomb buried in the dirt?
5. Why doesn't Baby Cakes want Ogre with him?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Hodges notice in his old classmate that he meets in the mess hall?
2. What does Hodges see as he peers through the fog?
3. What is the result of the investigation of the banana trees just off the trail that Hodges' men are following?
4. How does Gilliland reach Pismo Beach to meet his wife after being discharged from the Marines?
5. What does Goodrich say to the crowd of anti-war protesters when they ask him to speak?
6. What is Hodges' reply when his classmate asks him if they can still win the war?
7. Why does a three star General arrive at Hodges' platoon?
8. What is the reaction of Hodges' son when Mitsuko takes him to see his father's memorial?
9. What does Snake do when he sees Senator in the hole?
10. What is Mitsuko's response when Hodges asks her to marry him?
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