The Killing Zone: My Life in the Vietnam War Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which one of the soldiers has to be reprimanded for unprofessional behavior?
(a) Medic.
(b) RTO.
(c) Commander.
(d) Lieutenant.

2. What is the definition of "dink?"
(a) Foul pig.
(b) Unclean man.
(c) Wretched farmer.
(d) Hairy creature.

3. Soldiers fight constantly to gain control of which of the following?
(a) Village center.
(b) Bridge.
(c) Communications tower.
(d) Road.

4. How many days go by before Downs is sent to the next location?
(a) 4.
(b) 7.
(c) 5.
(d) 3.

5. Vietnam used to be a _____ colony.
(a) French.
(b) Spanish.
(c) German.
(d) Japanese.

6. Which adjective best describes the firepower of the Americans?
(a) Mediocre.
(b) Sparse.
(c) Superior.
(d) Extravagant.

7. What is the name of the Choi-Hoi in this part of the story?
(a) Sun Yi.
(b) Fouel.
(c) Win Gou.
(d) Li.

8. An American is wounded in which area of his body?
(a) Neck.
(b) Knee.
(c) Arm.
(d) Shoulder.

9. The men find which type of land mine in the area?
(a) Bouncing Better.
(b) Claymore.
(c) American.
(d) Specialized.

10. Where were the troops moved to next?
(a) Desert.
(b) Coast.
(c) Jungle.
(d) Riverside.

11. The base for the division is based in which town/city?
(a) Ho Chi Minh.
(b) Duc Pho.
(c) Danang.
(d) Pleiku.

12. Downs is now a part of the Delta Company and which other battalion?
(a) The Silent Dragons.
(b) The Silver Dragons.
(c) The Fire Dragons.
(d) The Golden Dragons.

13. Which word best describes the area in which Downs is stationed?
(a) War-torn.
(b) Pastural.
(c) Bustling.
(d) Ravaged.

14. How many men are discovered during the first patrol?
(a) 0.
(b) 2.
(c) 1.
(d) 3.

15. The platoon finds ___ Vietcong have been blown up along the roadside.
(a) 4.
(b) 3.
(c) 9.
(d) 7.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of company operates at the base?

2. What is the man's temporary rank?

3. What creature plagues Downs throughout the operation?

4. Which is not among the people centered in the camp to respond to enemy attacks?

5. Which is not mentioned as being a part of the company at this point?

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