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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 Snake want to follow Kersey's order to set up his men in the paddy?
(a) His men will be mercilessly exposed.
(b) There are snakes in the paddy.
(c) It is too wet in the paddy.
(d) The men are superstitious about the paddy.
2. What do the Marines send to Hodges' mother?
(a) His rifle
(b) A flag, a gold star, and the medals he earned
(c) A letter from his pocket
(d) His old, torn flak jacket
3. How does Goodrich feel after his tirade about Hodges?
(a) He feels better than he has in a long time.
(b) He is embarrassed and silent.
(c) He is proud of himself.
(d) He feels consoled.
4. What is Senator thinking as he searches the tree line?
(a) He hopes he gets wounded.
(b) He fears that hundreds of the enemy are waiting to kill them.
(c) He thinks about returning to Harvard.
(d) He thinks it is a waste of time.
5. What does the enemy use as a distraction from the ambush?
(a) An old woman whimpering in the bushes
(b) A grenade thrown nearby
(c) A little girl waving at Senator and New Mac
(d) An unarmed man marches toward Senator and New Mac.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does Hodges' seven year old son believe his father did?
2. As Snake sees the mountains in the distance, what does he think about himself?
3. What does Snake believe about his time in Vietnam?
4. What does Goodrich do after a few months back home?
5. What is Goodrich's response to the family gathering his parents planned for him?
Short Essay Questions
1. Why does Dan disagree with Operation Lam Son 719?
2. Why does a three star General arrive at Hodges' platoon?
3. Why does Goodrich go to the Regimental Legal Officer's tent?
4. What does Snake decide to do when Hodges arrives to help?
5. What does Goodrich say to the crowd of anti-war protesters when they ask him to speak?
6. What does Hodges notice in his old classmate that he meets in the mess hall?
7. What does Hodges do when he is released from the Japanese hospital?
8. What are the results of the investigation into Snake's participation in the killing of the civilian's that Senator reported?
9. How is Senator wounded in the cemetery?
10. What does Goodrich see hanging from the helicopter that passes above him?
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