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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Part 3, Chapter 14, which soldier is Goldstein happy to have befriended?
2. One night, Gallagher and Martinez talk about Martinez's search mission of the pass. Martinez admits that he killed a Japanese soldier. What does Gallagher think of Martinez for killing the Japanese soldier?
(a) He is scared.
(b) He is brave.
(c) He is a hero.
(d) He is a monster.
3. What does Martinez hope to gain by remaining loyal to the Army?
(a) Lifelong friends.
(b) He will become a hero.
(d) He will be able to support his family.
4. What does Ridges do that causes him to becomes emotional?
(a) Tries to save Wilson's soul.
(b) Puts Wilson out of his misery.
(c) Fights with Gallagher.
(d) Refuses to continue.
5. What does Hearn suggest when the men reach the open field?
(a) They split up into two groups.
(b) That Croft leads the men.
(c) They rest for the night.
(d) They continue marching.
6. Croft has convinced Hearn to move the troops up the mountain. However, Hearn only agrees to this decision if Martinez checks the pass for Japanese presence. As Martinez searches for the presence of Japanese soldiers, what is his first mistake?
(a) He forgets to bring a radio.
(b) He travels alone.
(c) He opposes Crofts order.
(d) He kills a Japanese gaurd.
7. During a conversation with Gallagher about killing a Japanese soldier, Martinez begins to feel guilty and also begins thinking about death. As he thinks about these things, he wishes there was a chaplain with the men. Why does Martinez wish there was a chaplain with them?
(a) So he can learn about God.
(b) To receive communion.
(c) So he can confess.
(d) In case he dies.
8. In Part 3, Chapter 11, what does Cummings do when he gets the destroyer?
(a) Destroys the road.
(b) Destroys the Japanese ships.
(c) Shells the beach.
(d) Takes Japanese soldiers prisoner.
9. In Part 2, Chapter 13, after further conflict with Hearn, what does Cummings decide to do?
(a) Have Hearn lead a reconnaissance patrol.
(b) Have Hearn transferred again.
(c) Have Hearn demoted.
(d) Have Hearn court-martialed.
10. At this point the soldiers have turned around and are making their way back to the beach. What is the general feeling of the soldiers toward Croft?
11. How does Wilson think he will benefit from the gun shot in the stomach?
(a) It will relieve the pus from his venereal disease.
(b) He will be put out of his misery.
(c) He will receive a medal of honor.
(d) He will be sent home.
12. As Croft looks at the mountain, why is he frustrated?
(a) He must lead the troops over it.
(b) He will never get to climb it.
(c) He did not travel as far as he wanted to.
(d) There is a battle on the other side of the mountian.
13. Cummings uses his journal to relieve tension and record his private thoughts, what is the underlying tone of Cummings' writing?
14. Cummings was the commander of the entire island, however, his part in the actual campaign is questionable. What is Cummings responsibility to the success of the attack compared to?
(a) A man pressing a button for an elevator.
(b) The intelligence of a great man.
(c) A baby bird learning to fly.
(d) An attack dog catching it prey.
15. As the soldier's carry Wilson to the beach, his continually complains that he is thirsty. However the men say he can not drink any water with his injury. What is the explanation they give Wilson for not being allowed any water?
(a) They left the water behind.
(b) The men carrying him need it more.
(c) He can drink the rain water.
(d) With a stomach injury, it will kill him.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was wrong with the reports Cummings received about the Japanese bivouac?
2. What is the name of the mountain Croft is determined to climb?
3. There is an ongoing fear within each of the men in this story. However, during Part 3, Chapter 1, the men briefly forget this fear and the current state of their lives. What event causes this to occur?
4. The men hiking up the mountain eventually reach a four-foot gap and are forced to jump and continue. Roth has become weak and feels he can not make it across. What are Roth's final thoughts as he falls through the four-foot gap in the ledge?
5. What does Cummings believe is the way to power?
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