On Killing Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Dave Grossman (author)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 3, Killing and Physical Distance: From a Distance You Don't Look Anything Like a Friend: Chapter 7, Killing at Sexual Range: | Section 4, An Anatomy of Killing: All Factors Considered: Chapter 1, The Demands of Authority: Milgram and the Military.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does fight-or-flight not come into play in a battle situation?
(a) Battle is a collective exercise.
(b) Soldiers are armed with weapons.
(c) Soldiers are on the same stratus of the food chain.
(d) Soldiers are able to communicate verbally with each other.

2. According to Grossman in Chapter 8, what varies widely regarding those who recover from mental trauma after killing in combat?
(a) Desire for recovery.
(b) Time needed for recovery.
(c) Level of recovery.
(d) Outlet for recovery.

3. During World War I, what was the favored weapon of American servicemen for killing enemy combatants?
(a) Grenades.
(b) Bayonet.
(c) Mines.
(d) Rifles.

4. In what war did Lord Moran fight?
(a) The Falklands War.
(b) The Rhodesian Wars.
(c) World War I.
(d) The Civil War.

5. In the study cited by Grossman at the end of Chapter 5, what stimulus was applied to test dogs?
(a) Extreme cold.
(b) Rotten food.
(c) Loud noises.
(d) Electric shocks.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to Grossman in Chapter 3, what is the immediate reaction to killing from a soldier?

2. In Chapter 7, what does Grossman cite as a powerful examine of of link between violence and sex in popular culture?

3. At the end of Chapter 4, what physical reaction to exhaustion and hunger does Grossman cite?

4. In regards to war, what group of people does Grossman say in Chapter 1 is most distanced in their decision-making?

5. What does the small percentage of individuals that can sustain more than a few months duty without sustaining long-term mental damage have in common?

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