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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 the name of the band Forrest joins in Chapter 11?
(a) The Scrambeld Eggs.
(b) The Deviled Eggs.
(c) The Cracked Eggs.
(d) The Rotten Eggs.

2. Who does Forrest discover Jenny having sex with in Chapter 4?
(a) The drummer.
(b) The base player.
(c) The banjo player.
(d) The lead singer.

3. What happens to Forrest's crew mates during their dangerous mission in Chapter 6?
(a) Bubba is wounded and Doyle is killed.
(b) Curtis is killed and Bubba is wounded.
(c) Bones is killed and Doyle is wounded.
(d) Doyle is killed and Bones is wounded.

4. What is just starting when Forrest arrives at his first city in Vietnam?
(a) Hand to hand combat.
(b) The shelling of the Tet Offensive.
(c) A forest fire.
(d) A thunderstorm.

5. Who does Forrest meet in the jungle of Vietnam while carrying all of the company's heavy equipment?
(a) Dan.
(b) Jenny.
(c) Bubba.
(d) Curtis.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the university that Forrest attends?

2. What does Forrest's band buy in Chapter 11?

3. How has Forrest been treated in his life?

4. What does Forrest take up in the hospital that he beats everyone at?

5. What does Forrest refrain from saying when he is told that he is going to get an award for his heroism?

Short Essay Questions

1. Describe what happens when Forrest meets President Lyndon B. Johnson in Chapter 8.

2. Recall what happens during and after Forrest's first University of Alabama football game.

3. Explain what happens to Forrest's best friend Bubba in Chapter 6.

4. Describe what happens on Forrest and Jenny's first date.

5. Recall what mama and Jenny write Forrest in their letters in Chapter 7.

6. Describe what Lt. Dan writes Forrest in his goodbye note, and how Forrest feels about it.

7. Recall how Forrest meets his friend Bubba.

8. Explain what three factors prove crucial for Forrest going forward in his life after the army.

9. Compare how Forrest feels about the Army to football and life in college.

10. Describe what happens at St. Elizabeth's Hospital that gets Forrest recruited to NASA.

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