The Things They Carried Quiz | Four Week Quiz A

Tim O'Brien
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 7.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Mitchell Sanders call 'Nam'?
(a) Heaven
(b) Hell
(c) Garden of Evil
(d) Garden of Eden

2. Martha became a trained __________.
(a) Nurse
(b) Teacher
(c) Writer
(d) Doctor

3. How does Tim join the army?
(a) The draft
(b) To get out of going to jail
(c) Signing up with a recruiter
(d) Joining an officer's trainging program

4. According to the narrator, what is a characteristic of a "true war story?"
(a) Someone dies in it
(b) There is no moral ending
(c) There is a lesson at the end
(d) It takes place during a battle

5. What does Lee Strunk confess to Tim O'Brien in the morning?
(a) He always wanted a nose job
(b) He stole Dave Jensen's jackknife
(c) He didn't steal Dave Jensen's jackknife, but he knows who did.
(d) He enjoyed the trip to the medical camp

Short Answer Questions

1. Because he is a coward, what does Tim do?

2. Where is the listening patrol positioned?

3. What does Dave Jensen borrow?

4. How long does Tim stay with Elroy at the Tip Top Lodge?

5. What is another name for a land mine?

(see the answer key)

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