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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. How does Henry rationalize his railing at nature while he was on the run?
(a) The doomed and the damned are allowed to do it.
(b) He had been confused and disoriented.
(c) Hunger made him irrational.
(d) He didn't really mean it.
2. What does his friend do to try and help Henry?
(a) help him stand
(b) spoon feed him
(c) locate a rifle
(d) check his bandage
3. How does Henry explain his absence from the regiment.
(a) He says he got separated and received a head wound.
(b) He says his wound knocked him unconscious.
(c) He says a lieutenant sent him on an errand.
(d) He says he was there all the time but no one saw him.
4. As the men of the regiment fight like wild animals, what happens suddenly?
(a) The Rebels disappear.
(b) Canons start firing.
(c) Henry loses the flag.
(d) Henry loses his rifle.
5. As the Rebels bear down on them, how does Henry feel?
(a) like a man with a purpose
(b) like a charging bull
(c) like a hunted animal
(d) like a fly on a tree
6. What does Henry learn about other men in his regiment?
(a) They had stayed at the front the longest.
(b) They, too, got separated and are returning.
(c) They had wanted to surrender.
(d) They were ambushed and many of them killed.
7. What do Henry and his friend succeed in doing?
(a) taking the enemy flag
(b) killing the enemy colonel
(c) setting fire to the enemy flag
(d) keeping their flag behind the lines
8. What do the officers expect to find among the men?
9. What does a higher ranking officer do to the lieutenant?
(a) Belittles him for not going farther.
(b) Relieves him of duty.
(c) Orders him to report to the general.
(d) Gives him a commendation.
10. What does Henry recall while waiting for marching orders?
(a) Jim Conklin's death
(b) the yellow envelope
(c) the dead soldier
(d) the corpses in the field
11. Describe the man who helps Henry locate his regiment?
(a) He is young and idealistic.
(b) He is gruff and uncompromising.
(c) He is stern and judgmental.
(d) He is a cheery and kind old man.
12. What effect does the report of the lieutenant's chastisement have on the troops?
(a) lowers their morale
(b) makes them resolved to do better next time
(c) raises their hopes
(d) makes them laugh
13. After the battle is over when Henry distinguished himself, what do he and his friend attempt to do?
(a) inspire the troops
(b) keep out of sight
(c) start a marching song
(d) help a wounded soldier
14. What is Henry advised to avoid putting pressure on his head wound?
(a) not to touch the bandage
(b) not to bump his head on a tree limb
(c) not to talk or yell
(d) not to go to sleep
15. What is the sound Henry hears as he fixes his eyes on a clump of trees?
(a) the sound of laoding rigles
(b) the Rebel yell
(c) a low, growling sound
(d) the song of birds
Short Answer Questions
1. What do the men at the front of the unit do when they halt in some trees?
2. How is this charge a turning point for the regiment?
3. What is Henry's act of bravery?
4. What does Henry see on the faces of sleeping soldiers?
5. What does the lieutenant order the complaining men to do?
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