On Killing Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Dave Grossman (author)
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Section 6, The Killing Response Stages: What Does It Feel Like to Kill? : Chapter 2, Applications of the Model: Murder-Suicides, Lost Elections and Thoughts of Insanity.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to Grossman in Chapter 2, what do POW executions do to an enemy?
(a) Destroy their civilian support.
(b) Make them more aggressive.
(c) Break their morale.
(d) Give them reason to murder your POW's

2. According to Grossman at the end of Chapter 1, what is not widely known about CW Whittlesley, the commander of the Lost Battalion?
(a) He was not among the trapped battalion.
(b) He committed suicide.
(c) He was a pacifist.
(d) He was relieved of duty shortly after the incident.

3. How many tours in Vietnam did the vet quoted in Chapter 7 serve before realizing that the killing urge was consuming him?
(a) 6.
(b) 4.
(c) 2.
(d) 1.

4. In the beginning of Chapter 3, what does the Vietnam vet assume is on the back of the picture in Grossman's story?
(a) Blood.
(b) A goodbye message.
(c) A date.
(d) An address.

5. To what does John Foster compare combat in Chapter 1?
(a) Volleyball.
(b) Driving a car.
(c) Making love.
(d) Mountain climbing.

Short Answer Questions

1. In Chapter 4, what World War II battle does Grossman cite as an example of hunger deciding combat?

2. According to Grossman at the end of Chapter 2, what is the most effective treatment for psychiatric casualties?

3. At the end of Chapter 6, Grossman says that what can provide a sudden injection of fortitude into a unit of men?

4. What was new about the enemy composition in Vietnam as opposed to previous wars?

5. Which of the following is not a stage of Stockholm Syndrome?

(see the answer key)

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