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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. Who congratulates McCoy and says he thinks he will make a fine officer?
2. Who compiles a background check file for top secret and other security clearances?
3. In what month is Banning sent to the Philippines?
4. Who learns that the policy of the officer is for the personnel to live off base with compensation?
5. Who wrote a bad efficiency report for an officer that results in the officer's reassignment to Quantico as a mess officer?
Short Essay Questions
1. How does McCoy clean the rifle given to him by Corporal Pleasant prior to inspection?
2. Why is Pick upset with Intelligence regarding McCoy's reassignment and moving?
3. When McCoy is told he cannot have his car on base, how does Stecker help him out?
4. What are two odd experiences McCoy has in the building when he arrives to work in intelligence?
5. When McCoy reports for his first assignment as courier, what is he shocked to discover?
6. Why does McCoy have trouble with the test Stecker gives with the Garand rifle?
7. Why does Stecker want to help McCoy on the base?
8. Who is Ernestine Sage, and why does McCoy spend time with her at Pick's party?
9. How does Stecker trace Macklin's involvement with McCoy and clear McCoy's record?
10. How is Jack Stecker described in Chapter 9?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Death and violence appear throughout The Corps: Book 1 Semper Fi. Who dies? Who is violent? In what ways are characters violent or abusive? What is their effect on other characters and their lives? Do these characters change over time?
Essay Topic 2
The Corps: Book 1 Semper Fi is a classic military fiction novel. What does that classification entail? Why does this novel fit into this category?
Essay Topic 3
Explain the significance of the novel's title. What did Griffin mean by calling the book The Corps: Book 1 Semper Fi?
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