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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. What is Helen's first assignment from Gary?
(a) To interview the American Ambassador.
(b) To cover the Buddhist strikes.
(c) To write a report on Vietnamese families and the war.
(d) To take pictures of peaceful places in Saigon.

2. Where was Linh sent when he answered a Help Wanted ad?
(a) Hanoi.
(b) The Philippines.
(c) Cambodia.
(d) A U.S. army base in Saigon.

3. Why is Helen stopped in the street?
(a) She looks like she is rich.
(b) Because she is carrying a camera.
(c) Because she is a black woman.
(d) Because her face is not covered and she is female.

4. Why do Helen's bags remained packed in the motel room?
(a) She does not know where she is going next.
(b) She thinks she should leave Vietnam.
(c) She does not trust the motel staff.
(d) She is too lazy to unpack them.

5. What does Helen start to do so the soldiers will respect her?
(a) Acts like a drill sergeant.
(b) Takes chances for great pictures.
(c) Helps the medics save lives.
(d) Acts more like a woman.

Short Answer Questions

1. When does Linh first spot Helen?

2. What is Helen's brother's name?

3. What does Darrow make clear to Helen when she next sees him?

4. What does Darrow tell Helen during Christmas dinner?

5. With what does Helen ask Darrow for help?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who does Helen meet in the Special Forces and what does she learn from him and what happens to him?

2. What happens when Helen and Linh arrive at the embassy?

3. How does Helen meet Darrow and what happens when she does?

4. How does Linh feel when he sees a picture of Helen and Darrow and why does he feel that way? What does he think about the picture?

5. How did Linh end up working for Sam Darrow?

6. How does Helen feel about her relationship with Darrow and how does Darrow feel about it?

7. What happens and who does Helen meet the first time she goes into the field with Darrow?

8. Why did Helen's brother go to Vietnam?

9. How does Helen finally get to be seen like one of the boys?

10. Why does Darrow worry about Helen?

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