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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. When did Jenks join the Marine Corps?
(a) A year before Wilson.
(b) A year after Wilson.
(c) Six months after Wilson.
(d) At the same time as Wilson.
2. Who does the narrator fear is calling him in the beginning of “Unless it’s a Sucking Chest Wound”?
(a) Corporal Weissert.
(b) Denton Fujita.
(c) James Vockler.
(d) Sergeant Green.
3. How was Rodriguez's friend and battalion member recently killed in "Prayer in the Furnace"?
(a) He fell into the river.
(b) He was electrocuted.
(c) He stepped on a land mine.
(d) He was shot by a sniper.
4. What medal has Boylan earned in “Unless it’s a Sucking Chest Wound”?
(a) A Purple Heart.
(b) A Medal of Honor.
(c) A Bronze Star.
(d) A Navy Cross.
5. What did Wilson and Jenks spend most of their time doing when deployed in Iraq?
(a) Building and repairing roads.
(b) Cleaning bodies for Morturary Affairs.
(c) Sending radio signals.
Short Answer Questions
1. What does the narrator's friend say he'll buy him in "In Vietnam They Had Whores"?
2. Where does the narrator go with his friend after the memorial service in "In Vietnam They Had Whores"?
3. For whom did Boylan ask the narrator to write a citation after his death in “Unless it’s a Sucking Chest Wound”?
4. How many Marines are sitting at the table in the beginning of "Ten Kliks South"?
5. What does Deetz say a person would be charged with for killing in America with the weapons used in Iraq in "Ten Kliks South"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does Waguih represent in “Psychological Operations”? What was Waguih’s role in the military?
2. What causes Jewett to risk insubordination in “Ten Kliks South”?
3. What compels the Marines to create mathematical formulas in “Ten Kliks South”?
4. What does Boylan relate of his career in “Unless it’s a Sucking Chest Wound”? What does the narrator ask Boylan at the end of the story?
5. Describe the narrative style of “In Vietnam They Had Whores.” What is happening in the beginning of the story?
6. What does Waguih relate to Zara regarding propaganda in “Psychological Operations”?
7. What does the character of Zara represent in “Psychological Operations”?
8. What is portrayed as an obstacle for Marines in obtaining mental help in “Prayer in the Furnace”?
9. How are the prostitutes from the Vietnam War described in “In Vietnam They Had Whores”?
10. What obstacles does the priest face in “Prayer in the Furnace”?
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