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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What was the terrorist group that Richard's unit is supposed to destroy?
2. Who were Richard's children?
3. Richard's squad had 18 confirmed ____________ near the end of his tour of duty in Chapter 9.
4. What did Richard's squad manage to avoid while leaving the island in Chapter 9?
5. What did the men do after their intense SEAL training?
Short Essay Questions
1. How did Richard earn the nickname Demo Dick?
2. Describe Richard's initial experience in Vietnam as he trained his men.
3. What was Richard's unit able to accomplish during the VC Tet offensive with Westy's help?
4. Why did Richard and his family move to California in 1971?
5. Describe Richard's mission on Ilo-Ilo Island.
6. What is UNODIR and how did Richard utilize it with his troops?
7. How did Richard realize that he wanted a Navy career and how does he get started in spite of elements working against him?
8. What is Richard Marcinko doing as the book begins?
9. Why was Richard angry when he returned to the U.S. in spite of his promotion?
10. What was Richard's philosophy on sudden attacks?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
The author uses more than one iteration on the theme of struggle. Identify at least two instances about struggle in the book and then cite examples to support your answers.
Essay Topic 2
Readers may find Richard's use of humor a bit surprising due to Richard's imposing physical demeanor. Describe Richard's sense of humor and then cite at least two examples of humor used in the book.
Essay Topic 3
Describe the overall setting and time period for Richard's childhood What was America like during this time period? What was the American middle-class lifestyle like during this time period? How important are the time period and setting to the attitudes and issues of Richard, his family and friends?
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