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

2. What was on Iwo Jima that made its capture imperative?
(a) A submarine base.
(b) A radar station.
(c) An air field.
(d) A training camp.

3. How many brothers does James Bradley have according to "Chapter One: Sacred Ground"?
(a) 1.
(b) 3.
(c) 6.
(d) 5.

4. What did John's father encourage him to do?
(a) Join the Navy.
(b) Flee to Canada.
(c) Join the Army.
(d) Join the Air Force.

5. Where did Ira Hayes train?
(a) A boot camp near Boston.
(b) A boot camp near Pasadena.
(c) A boot camp near San Diego.
(d) A boot camp near New York.

6. When did John and his parents move from Texas to Appleton, WI?
(a) During the Great Depression.
(b) At the start of the War.
(c) During WWI.
(d) In 1912.

7. Who was the only of the six flag raiser to have enlisted before Pearl Harbor according to Chapter 4 "Call of Duty"?
(a) Dexter Smith.
(b) Edward McDougan.
(c) Mike Strank.
(d) Anthony Marks.

8. When were the men of the 5th Marine Division told about their destination?
(a) 6 days out.
(b) 8 days out.
(c) 2 days out.
(d) 4 days out.

9. Where did Franklin Sousley live before WWII?
(a) San Franscisco, CA.
(b) Hilltop, KY.
(c) New York.
(d) Downhill, CA.

10. What boat was E company on?
(a) USS Sapian.
(b) USS Stranpan.
(c) USS Missoula.
(d) USS Missouri.

11. What sport was Belle Block against her son playing?
(a) Soccer.
(b) Football.
(c) Biking.
(d) Baseball.

12. What was Japan trying to do in Pearl Harbor?
(a) Clear the way to invade the U.S.
(b) Test their fleet.
(c) Fire a warning shot.
(d) Get the U.S into the war.

13. How many marines landed on Iwo Jima by noon on D-Day?
(a) 6,000.
(b) 7,000.
(c) 9,000.
(d) 8,000.

14. What were the Japanese building at Guadalcanal?
(a) A submarine base.
(b) A radio station.
(c) An air strip.
(d) A training camp.

15. What was the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor called according to "Chapter Three: America's War"?
(a) "The day that will live in infamy."
(b) "The day of the attack."
(c) "The day of pain."
(d) "The B day."

Short Answer Questions

1. What did hundred of thousands of young Americans do after hearing Roosevelt's speech?

2. How many times did Bradley talk to his sons about the raising of the flag?

3. What was the name of the unit Mike joined?

4. What was James Bradley's father's given name?

5. When did Mike's unit land on Bougainville?

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