The Things They Carried Quiz | Two Week Quiz A

Tim O'Brien
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 13.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What was Curt Lemon's bad experience in high school?
(a) A bad experience with a doctor
(b) A bad experience with a dentist
(c) A bad experience with a girlfriend
(d) A bad experience with a principal

2. Where is the platoon at?
(a) My Khe
(b) Than Khe
(c) Landing Zone Gator
(d) Home in the United States

3. What word does Ted Lavender use to describe the war?
(a) Calm
(b) Scary
(c) Terrible
(d) Mellow

4. What does Dave Jensen do with the pistol?
(a) He shoots down a bird
(b) He captures a Viet Cong
(c) He gives it to Less Strunk as a peace offering
(d) He breaks his own nose

5. What information is the letter Henry Dobbins receives in October?
(a) His girlfriend is pregnant
(b) His girlfriend dumps him
(c) His sister is sick
(d) His mother died

Short Answer Questions

1. Who gets into a fist fight?

2. What does Lee Strunk confess to Tim O'Brien in the morning?

3. What did Tim use to kill the man on the trail?

4. What personality does Curt Lemon put out for others to see according to the narrator?

5. What makes the men begin to believe in the good luck of Henry Dobbins' object?

(see the answer key)

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