Final Test - Easy
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This quiz consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Which of the following is not a response to killing as described at the beginning of Chapter 1?
2. In Chapter 5, what is another profession Grossman mentions that natural warriors often enter besides the military?
(a) Law enforcement.
(c) Professional sports.
3. What does a drill instructor teach as the root of manhood?
4. At the beginning of Chapter 4, what distinction does Grossman make between social learning and the previous two types of conditioning?
(a) It must be perpetrated by a group.
(b) It is experienced by every person.
(c) It is unique to primates.
(d) It is inherently violent.
5. As described in Chapter 5, natural warriors are able to kill without what?
(d) Acknowledging it.
6. According to Grossman in Chapter 3, what is the difference between military killing training and that provided by video games?
(a) The army offers ballistics education.
(b) Video games stunt hand-eye coordination.
(c) The army directs its training toward an enemy.
(d) There is no discernible difference.
7. According to Grossman in Chapter 3, why is the struggle to train young men to kill a lopsided struggle?
(a) The army is poorly staffed and funded.
(b) Killing is against human instinct.
(c) Young men are naturally disposed to be aggressive.
(d) Armies have had thousands of years to develop.
8. Which of the following is not a category of atrocity listed in Chapter 1?
9. In Chapter 3, what does Grossman delineate as a voice of authority in modern youth killing?
(b) Gang leaders.
10. In Chapter 1, what weapon does Grossman use as an example of a homemade killing implement?
(a) A spring gun.
(b) A sawed-off shotgun.
(c) An IED.
(d) A shiv.
11. When does a soldier's guilt following an atrocity become completely unavoidable?
(a) When the war is a domestic conflict.
(b) When his side loses.
(c) When he is already depressed.
(d) When he returns to a peacetime situation.
12. In Chapter 2, what is a socially humiliating act regarding modern media?
(a) Averting gaze during violence.
(b) Preferring older movies.
(c) Crying during sappy moments.
(d) Believing the events of the film are real.
13. Which of the following is not a factor contributing to a soldier's compliance in an atrocity mentioned in Chapter 5?
(a) Racial hatred.
(b) Fear of terrorism.
(c) Group absolution.
14. To what does John Foster compare combat in Chapter 1?
(a) Driving a car.
(c) Mountain climbing.
(d) Making love.
15. According to Grossman in Chapter 4, who is manipulating the wills of American youth without their consent?
(a) Entertainment figures.
(c) Their teachers.
(d) The military.
Short Answer Questions
1. Between 1970 and today, what increase has occurred in the number of imprisoned individuals per 100,000?
2. To what dystopian novel does Grossman compare military conditioning in Chapter 2?
3. How were tours of duty different in Vietnam compared to other wars?
4. Which of the following is not a popular late Fifties novel or film that Grossman cites in Chapter 3 as a representation of a World War II vet?
5. In Vietnam, about how many sniper rounds did it take to kill one enemy soldier?
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