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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What country is saved with the destruction of the Japanese fleet?
(a) United States.
(b) New Zealand.
(c) Canada.
(d) China.

2. What college did Harbison's wife attend?
(a) Vassar.
(b) Harvard.
(c) Princeton.
(d) Duke.

3. Whose farm does the narrator and Tony Fry visit?
(a) Fletcher Christian.
(b) Milania Christian.
(c) Tia Christian.
(d) Teta Christian.

4. What type of disease does Joe get?
(a) Heart.
(b) Eye.
(c) Bone.
(d) Skin.

5. Who is the 22-year-old nurse that Harbison started to date?
(a) Lee Stern.
(b) Sally Quinn.
(c) Maggie Sampson.
(d) Nellie Forbush.

6. The station sends out regular radio reports daily on ___________ and the weather.
(a) rations.
(b) news headlines.
(c) enemy planes.
(d) entertainment.

7. Where do soldiers and navy personnel spend much of their time in the South Pacific?
(a) Small islands.
(b) Caves.
(c) Battleships.
(d) Huts.

8. Where is the narrator sent in April of 1942?
(a) Bora Bora.
(b) Aleutian Islands.
(c) The Phillippines.
(d) Vanicoro Island.

9. Admiral Kester is the leader of the attack on the island of ____________.
(a) Hawaii.
(b) Maui.
(c) Kuralei.
(d) Bali Hai.

10. What is the malaria treatment drug that the men thought would cause them to lose their virility?
(a) Atabrine.
(b) Quinine.
(c) Prozac.
(d) Elavil.

11. Who is the Seabee who helped Joe find girls?
(a) Joe Willoughby.
(b) Luther Billis.
(c) Eddie Franks.
(d) Mack Watson.

12. Who is the narrator's commander in The Cave?
(a) Lt. Commander Chamberlain.
(b) Lt. Commander Smith.
(c) Lt. Commander Charlesworth.
(d) Lt. Commander Weston.

13. Who is Emile De Becque?
(a) Restaurant chef.
(b) French author.
(c) French pilot.
(d) Owner of a French plantation.

14. What does Harbison provide to the nurses who arrive on Efate Island?
(a) Stockings.
(b) Perfume.
(c) Jewelry.
(d) Steaks.

15. In whom does Emile De Becque take a romantic interest?
(a) Darla.
(b) Nellie.
(c) Dinah.
(d) Sara.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Harbison's job on the island?

2. On what kind of boat does Tony go out on some patrols?

3. Who is the nurse Harbison dates who is 20 years older than he?

4. What is the timing of the Alligator initiative?

5. What church is the narrator shown on Norfolk Island?

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