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. According to Grossman in Chapter 3, what is the immediate reaction to killing from a soldier?
(a) Denial.
(b) Depression.
(c) Euphoria.
(d) Confusion.

2. In Chapter 2, what civilian activity does Grossman use to illustrate the distance-guilt relationship?
(a) Corporate layoffs.
(b) Eating meat.
(c) Urban crime.
(d) Rape.

3. Which of the following is not an option for a soldier in combat that Grossman lists in Chapter 1?
(a) Submit.
(b) Suicide.
(c) Fight.
(d) Posture.

4. In the story at the beginning of Chapter 3, what percentage of soldiers questioned said they were certain they had killed even one enemy in combat?
(a) 50.
(b) 10.
(c) 20.
(d) 30.

5. Which of the following is not an animal that Grossman uses as an example of sexual dominating behavior at the beginning of Chapter 7?
(a) Gorilla.
(b) Ram.
(c) Stag.
(d) Orca.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Gossman say edged weapons produce effectively at the beginning of Chapter 5?

2. During World War I, what was the favored weapon of American servicemen for killing enemy combatants?

3. How does the military normally deal with the problem of exhaustion in combat?

4. What percentage of the population can sustain more than a few months duty without sustaining long-term mental damage?

5. How many days can a soldier remain in combat before psychological trauma begins to manifest itself?

(see the answer key)

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