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. In the final story of Chapter 4, the one in which an American and Viet Cong soldier happen upon each other, who is killed?
(a) The Viet Cong.
(b) The American.
(c) Both men.
(d) Neither man.

2. According to Grossman in Chapter 7, how long can guilt over killing last?
(a) Days.
(b) Hours.
(c) A lifetime.
(d) Months.

3. According to Grosman in Chapter 5, why do combatants choose the slash rather than thrust with edged weapons?
(a) It is a simpler motion.
(b) It can be done while moving.
(c) It creates a radius of safety.
(d) It wounds rather than kills.

4. At the end of Chapter 4, what reason does Grossman give for the increase in firing and killing in recent wars?
(a) New weapons technology.
(b) Military conditioning practices.
(c) The end of the draft.
(d) Less close-raange combat.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 8, what term does Grossman use to refer to those who have killed in war?

2. According to Grossman in Chapter 1, why is it easy for the wealthy to oppress the poor without feeling guilt?

3. Which of the following is not an option for a soldier in combat that Grossman lists in Chapter 1?

4. What did military analysts in World War II predict about the result of civilian bombings?

5. Which Civil War officer does Grossman quote at the beginning of Chapter 5?

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