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 is another name for a land mine?
(a) Kaboom
(b) Sizzling Sally
(c) Toe Popper
(d) Last Step

2. What does Dave Jensen do when he snaps?
(a) He shoots his gun into the air
(b) He loses his ability to talk
(c) He screams and climb a tree
(d) He curls into a ball and cries

3. What does Dave Jensen borrow?
(a) A shovel
(b) A bar of chocolate
(c) A cigarette
(d) A pistol

4. How is Henry Dobbins described by the narrator?
(a) Weird man and stupid soldier
(b) Good man and superb soldier
(c) Great man and bad soldier
(d) Bad man and scared soldier

5. What does he call the object around his neck?
(a) His good luck charm
(b) His piece of home
(c) His guardian angel
(d) His closeness to a woman

Short Answer Questions

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

2. Norman Bowker's father only cares about what?

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

4. Before going out on ambush patrol, what does Henry Dobbins wrap around his neck?

5. What question does Tim's daughter ask him?

(see the answer key)

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