The Things They Carried Quiz | Four Week Quiz B

Tim O'Brien
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 19.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Which is not a benefit of being stationed in the area?
(a) Palm trees
(b) White beaches
(c) Friendly villages
(d) Communications to call home

3. Who does Tim credit with saving his life?
(a) Elroy Berdahl
(b) Mitchell Sanders
(c) Aunt Jean
(d) His father

4. What is the name of the area the men are in?
(a) Rocket Pocket
(b) My Khe
(c) Chu Lai
(d) Than Khe

5. What company are the men in?
(a) Alpha Company
(b) Delta Company
(c) Charlie Company
(d) Bravo Company

Short Answer Questions

1. What game do Henry Dobbins and Norman Bowker play?

2. What time of day was it when Tim killed the man on the trail?

3. What was wrong with the village the men come upon in "Style?"

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

5. What animal does the platoon run into after Curt Lemon's death?

(see the answer key)

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