The Things They Carried Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

Tim O'Brien
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 15.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What changed in late August between Lee Strunk and Dave Jensen?
(a) Lee Strunk stepped on a rigged mortar
(b) They made a death pact
(c) Dave Jensen stole Lee Strunk's jackknife back
(d) Dave Jensen is hit by sniper fire

2. What question does Tim's daughter ask him?
(a) Did you ever kill anyone?
(b) Did you have a girlfriend in Vietnam?
(c) Did you ever get shot?
(d) Did you lose your best friend in war?

3. On what occasion does Rat Kiley write a letter to a man's sister?
(a) The man died
(b) The man is coming home safely
(c) The man was captured
(d) The man was promoted

4. What personality does Curt Lemon put out for others to see according to the narrator?
(a) A scared young man, always taking drugs to stay relaxed
(b) A tough soldier, always puffing himself up
(c) A big prankster, always pulling tricks on members of the platoon
(d) A de facto leader, always reminding the guys of SOP

5. What object is Mitchell Sanders described with each time he is talking?
(a) A deck of cards
(b) A yo-yo
(c) A coin he flips
(d) A cigarette lighter

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Jimmy Cross stay while he visits Tim?

2. "If you weren't humping, you were __________."

3. What happened when Curt Lemon walked into the tent?

4. How is Lee Strunk medically treated?

5. What color clothes was the man wearing when Tim killed him?

(see the answer key)

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