The Things They Carried Quiz | One Week Quiz A

Tim O'Brien
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 17.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What is one thing Dave Jensen and Lee Strunk are NOT described as doing together?
(a) Team up on ambushes
(b) Share a foxhole
(c) Play cards together
(d) Take turns on night guard duty

2. How did the jackknife incident change the relationship between Dave Jensen and Lee Strunk?
(a) The avoided each other
(b) They trusted each other
(c) They hated each other
(d) They instantly became best friends

3. What changed in late August between Lee Strunk and Dave Jensen?
(a) Lee Strunk stepped on a rigged mortar
(b) They made a death pact
(c) Dave Jensen is hit by sniper fire
(d) Dave Jensen stole Lee Strunk's jackknife back

4. How long did Alpha Company camp at the pagoda?
(a) 3 days
(b) 1 night
(c) About a month
(d) About a week

5. What source of light gave away the platoon's position?
(a) A cigarette
(b) A camp fire
(c) A flashlight
(d) A camera flash

Short Answer Questions

1. What profession did Henry Dobbins want to have in high school?

2. Who did the monks take a special liking to and call "Soldier Jesus?"

3. Who defends Lt. Cross from being at fault when the other guys want to blame him?

4. How many monks are there to help the men with camp?

5. What did Kiowa's father do?

(see the answer key)

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