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. Norman Bowker's father only cares about what?
(a) The medals his son brings home
(b) His son coming home safely
(c) His son's position in the army
(d) Where his son is serving

2. What item owned by Dave Jensen is missing?
(a) A girlfriend's photograph
(b) A personal letter
(c) A food ration
(d) A jackknife

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

4. Who has a sister Rat Kiley writes a letter to?
(a) Ted Lavender
(b) Lee Strunk
(c) Curt Lemmon
(d) Kiowa

5. Mitchell Sanders sent what in his letter to the Ohio Draft Board?
(a) Body lice
(b) Letters home
(c) A dead boy's thumb
(d) Photographs

Short Answer Questions

1. On what occasion does Rat Kiley write a letter to a man's sister?

2. What does Elroy do to tempt Tim to run away?

3. Where is Tim's first job after college?

4. What memory forced the men to switch from coffee to gin?

5. What purpose does the chapter 'Love' fill for the novel?

(see the answer key)

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