The Things They Carried Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

Tim O'Brien
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. "A true war story, if truly told, makes the ____________ believe."
(a) Ears
(b) Stomach
(c) Eyes
(d) Mind

2. Where is the listening patrol positioned?
(a) On a mountainside
(b) In a village
(c) In a valley
(d) In the jungle

3. "Hump it" means what?
(a) To carry something
(b) Shoot at the enemy
(c) Dig a foxhole
(d) Stay in formation

4. What does Rat Kiley do first to the baby water buffalo?
(a) Shoots it in the knee
(b) Offers it pork and beans
(c) Shoots it in the head
(d) Takes it for a walk

5. What does Elroy do to tempt Tim to run away?
(a) He promises to lead Tim into Canada
(b) He gives Tim a contact to call in Canada
(c) He takes Tim fishing right by the border
(d) He speaks out against the war

Short Answer Questions

1. What is a war story NOT about?

2. What is Dave Jensen's decision with regard to the pact he made with Lee Strunk?

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

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

5. What does Dave Jensen ask Lee Strunk?

(see the answer key)

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