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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. How soon will Charley and his comrades be expected to go back into battle?
(a) Later today
(b) A couple of days
(c) Next week
2. Where are Charley and his comrades marching at the beginning of Chapter 4?
(a) Through a small town
(b) Across a stream
(c) Around a mountain
(d) Across an open field
3. Why do the men not get to practice shooting too much?
(a) The soldiers need other training first
(b) There is a shortage of ammunition
(c) There is a shortage of guns
(d) They do not want to alert the enemy to their locations
4. Which of the following is not something Charley desires if something bad should happen to him?
(a) Be in love with a strange girl
(b) Think uninfected thoughts
(c) Have clean morals
(d) Be with God
5. In what state does Charley live?
Short Answer Questions
1. The war no longer seems ___________ to Charley and the other soldiers.
2. How long is the war supposed to last?
3. When do Charley and his mother think the war will be over?
4. What do girls in the towns give the soldiers?
5. Charley wonders how the men can line up and wait __________________________.
Short Essay Questions
1. What is the main content of Charley's mother's letters to him?
2. How do Charley and his mother come to terms with his going to war?
3. What do the officers tell the men after the battle which Charley knows is a lie?
4. Describe the horrible sights Charley encounters while marching over dead bodies into battle.
5. What do Charley and the other soldiers believe their role will be in the war, if there really is a war?
6. What is Charley's induction experience at Fort Snelling?
7. What happens to Lieutenant Olafson and what is Charley's reaction?
8. What is the setting of the book?
9. What are Charley's impressions of the poor Southerners he sees from the train?
10. Describe Charley's military training.
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