Part 1 Chapter 1
1. What is Thomas Fowler doing in Vietnam?
(a) He is on holiday from his correspondance post in India.
(b) He is looking for a young Asian wife.
(c) He is covering the war in Vietnam in 1952 in which the French armies are fighting against the Communist Vietminh.
(d) He is writing a book about the Vietnamese people.
2. Where and with whom is Thomas Fowler as The Quiet American begins?
(a) The story opens with Fowler in his rooms over the rue Catinat in Saigon with his beautiful young lover Phuong.
(b) He is flying into Saigon from a trip he made to England.
(c) He is at the Continental having a cappuccino with his editor.
(d) He is walking along the beach on the China Sea.
3. What is strange about Fowler's relationship with Phuong?
(a) He is ashamed to take her out anywhere in public.
(b) They have been together for several years, yet mysteriously she is engaged to marry Alden Pyle.
(c) He is old enough to be her grandfather.
(d) She cannot speak any English or French.
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