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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. Where is Brockley Air Force Base located?
2. Why does Lowell think declaring an emergency is a good idea in Chapter 2?
3. Why doesn't Howard fire Harke from his position?
4. Why does Denn visit a South Dakota farm in Chapter 2?
5. Who breaks the news that the Russians agreed to take their missiles out of Cuba?
Short Essay Questions
1. How do the Vietnamese thwart attempts of an invasion in Chapter 6?
2. What does Craig decide about his uniform in Chapter 7?
3. Why is Harke relieved of his duties in Chapter 4?
4. In Chapter 4, what changes about Lemper's attitude toward Lowell?
5. In Chapter 6, what plans do the Marines make?
6. What does Smitherman tell Lowell about moving tanks in Chapter 4?
7. In Chapter 3, what do Jiggs and Boone explain to the other men?
8. In Chapter 2, what complications arise with Cuba?
9. What does Lowell do after talking to Smitherman in Chapter 4?
10. What is happening when Foo Two is attacked?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
How is this novel a genre novel? What genre is it? How does it fit into this description? What is the effect of this?
Essay Topic 2
How does the author use actual historical facts in this novel? How does this technique affect the novel?
Essay Topic 3
Examine the message the author conveys about they social class system in this novel.
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