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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. The Taliban fighters shot down what aircraft that attempted to help Marcus in Chapter 8?
2. What is the title of Chapter 11?
3. Marcus was trying to make contact by radio after the battle ended in Chapter 8, but he couldn't speak for what reason?
4. How many cracked vertebrae did Marcus have after the battle in Chapter 8?
5. Marcus' father was a veteran of what war?
Short Essay Questions
1. What plan did Marcus and the villagers develop in order to reach the military base in Chapter 10? What was Marcus treated with for pain?
2. How does the author describe Danny's death in Chapter 8?
3. What happened after Marcus returned to the village from the caves in Chapter 10?
4. In what ways did the villagers show generosity in protecting Marcus in Chapter 11? How did he attempt to repay them?
5. Who helped hide Marcus from the Taliban fighters in Chapter 11? What discovery did he make of the villagers?
6. How was Danny rescued by the team in Chapter 7? What injuries had he sustained?
7. What happened when Marcus was taken into the village in Chapter 10? Who came and interrogated him?
8. What did Marcus encounter as he searched for water in Chapter 9? How does he describe his plight?
9. What happened after Marcus fell down the mountainside in Chapter 7? How was he reunited with his team?
10. How did Marcus and his men encounter goatherds in Chapter 7? What ethical dilemma did the team face?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Discuss the strategy of Marcus's team after being surrounded in Chapter 7. How did the team attempt to escape the situation? How many fighters were there? How was the team able to hold off so many fighters for as long as they did?
Essay Topic 2
Describe and discuss the actions of the crew aboard the MH-47 and the shooting down of the aircraft in Chapter 8. What weaponry was used in this endeavor? How many men were killed in the helicopter crash? Who were they?
Essay Topic 3
Describe Marcus's training at Fort Benning, the Eighteenth Delta Force, Fort Bragg and Panama City. What did Marcus become certified in through this training? Also discuss the impact of the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. How did this event affect Marcus and his view of the military?
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