Flags of Our Fathers Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What military man went to Iwo Jima with James Bradley?
(a) Arthur McHammer
(b) Charles Krulak.
(c) Ike Rosentahal.
(d) Maurice Bishop.

2. When was the 5th Marine Division scheduled to be activated?
(a) November 21, 1943
(b) December 11, 1943
(c) November 11, 1943.
(d) November 11, 1944

3. What was Ira Hayes's nickname in the Corps?
(a) Chief Falling Cloud.
(b) Mike.
(c) Flying Horseman.
(d) Laughing Easy.

4. How old was Harlon Block when he joined the Marines?
(a) 14.
(b) 23.
(c) 19.
(d) 17.

5. How long did the battle for Iwo Jima last?
(a) 46 days.
(b) 56 days.
(c) 36 days.
(d) 26 days.

6. What was the name of the unit Mike joined?
(a) The Wolves.
(b) The Marlins.
(c) The Raiders.
(d) The Rangers.

7. How old was Jack Lucas when he received the Medal of Honor?
(a) 10 years old.
(b) 17 years old.
(c) 34 years old.
(d) 87 years old.

8. What was the Marine's secret weapon?
(a) Automatic rifles.
(b) Radar guided artillery.
(c) Jet planes.
(d) Esprit de corps.

9. Who was John's best friend in the Marines?
(a) Ralph Ignatowski.
(b) Henry Stravinsky.
(c) Robert Kanisky.
(d) Iggy Popasky.

10. When did the invasion forces land on Iwo Jima according to "Chapter Seven: D Day" and "Chapter Eight: D Day Plus One"?
(a) February 19, 1945.
(b) February 9, 1945.
(c) January 19, 1945.
(d) February 19, 1947.

11. What tradition did the Japanese forces follow?
(a) The Ninja tradition.
(b) The Kubashida tradition.
(c) The Ushu tradition.
(d) The Samurai tradition.

12. How many Japanese were killed in Guadalcanal?
(a) 13,000.
(b) 43,000.
(c) 23,000.
(d) 33,000.

13. How long of a journey did the 5th Marine Division complete to reach Island X?
(a) 6,000 miles.
(b) 4,000 miles.
(c) 7,000 miles.
(d) 5,000 miles.

14. What was John Bradley's father's name?
(a) Henry.
(b) Mark.
(c) James.
(d) Max.

15. What was the nickname given to Mount Suribachi?
(a) El Volcano.
(b) Large Rock.
(c) Black Rock.
(d) Hot Rocks.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who was commanding the Japanese forces on Iwo Jima?

2. When were the men of the 5th Marine Division told about their destination?

3. When did Ira Hayes get his paratrooper wings?

4. What were the Japanese soldiers trained to look for and target?

5. What portion of the American soldiers fighting on Iwo Jima ultimately died or were wounded?

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